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Tuna Melt Jackets Recipe

Tuna melt jackets

Published: January 25, 2016 at 2:19 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • serves 2

Tinned tuna makes a great budget-friendly topping for a baked-potato. This recipe adds cheese and spring onions for an extra melty finish.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal567
fat21.1g
saturates0g
carbs57.6g
sugars0g
fibre5.4g
protein31.2g
salt1.3g
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Ingredients

  •  2 baking potatoes, scrubbed
  •  1 x 225g tin tuna in spring water, drained
  •  4 spring onions, chopped
  •  1/2 a small bunch chives
  •  2 tbsp mayonnaise
  •  50g cheddar, grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Prick the potatoes all over with a fork and sprinkle with a little sea salt. Bake until tender, approx 1 hour.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the tuna, onions, chives, mayo and half the cheese. Halve 2 cooked jacket potatoes then scoop some out into the tuna bowl, leaving a 1 cm shell.

  • STEP 3

    Roughly mix the potato and tuna together, season well, then pile back into the shells. Sprinkle over the rest of the cheese and put in the oven until bubbling and golden. Serve with a green salad.

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