Mushroom Jacket Potatoes

  • Serves: 4
  • Cooks In: 20 minutes
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Ingredients

4 medium sizebrushed potatoes
1 tbsp olive oil
1 small red onion
400 g button mushrooms
0.50 bunch chives
0.67 cup Greek style natural yoghurt
Salt and pepper
Equipment:
Chopping board
Wet chux
Pastry brush
Fork
Knife
Paper towel
Tongs
Foil
1 tablespoon measure
Grater
Kitchen scissors
1 cup measuring jug
3 mixing bowls
Wooden spoon
Metal spoon
Electric fry pan
Microwave Oven
HANDY TIP: Place the wet chux cloth on your bench under the chopping board, this stops the board moving while you work.

Method

1

Wash and scrub the skin of the potatoes so they are nice and clean. Pat dry with paper towel.

2

Adult help maybe required. Peel and grate the onion and put into a bowl.

3

Adult help maybe required. Brush the mushrooms clean with a pastry brush. Cut the mushrooms into quarters and put into a bowl.

4

Use kitchen scissors to snip the chives into 1cm lengths then put into a bowl.

5

Measure the yoghurt.

Cooking:
6

Use a fork to pierce the washed potatoes 10 times. Get an adult to help: Place potatoes evenly around outer edge of microwave turntable. Cook on High/100% power for 6 minutes. Use tongs to turn the potatoes over and cook a further 5-6 minutes on High/100% power or until firm when tested with a skewer (the skin should be unwrinkled and potatoes firm). Alternately pierce potatoes 10 times with a fork and bake for 1 hour in 200°C oven until tender. Wrap each potato in a piece foil and leave for 10 minutes.

7

Use a fork to pierce the washed potatoes 10 times. Get an adult to help: Place potatoes evenly around outer edge of microwave turntable. Cook on High/100% power for 6 minutes. Use tongs to turn the potatoes over and cook a further 5-6 minutes on High / 100% power or until soft when tested with a skewer (the skin should be wrinkled and potatoes soft). Alternately pierce potatoes 10 times with a fork and bake for 1 hour in 200°C oven until tender. Wrap each potato in a piece foil and leave for 10 minutes

8

Get an adult to help: Heat oil in an electric frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally for 6 minutes or until onion is soft.Increase heat to medium-high, add the mushrooms. Cook for 5 minutes until mushrooms are tender. Turn off the heat.

9

Stir in snipped chives and swirl through the yoghurt. Season with salt and pepper.

10

Get an adult to help: Cut a deep cross in the top of each potato. Using a clean tea towel to hold the potato, squeeze the base gently to open up the top then place onto a serving plate. Spoon over the mushroom mixture and serve.

Ingredients

 4 medium sizebrushed potatoes
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 small red onion
 400 g button mushrooms
 0.50 bunch chives
 0.67 cup Greek style natural yoghurt
  Salt and pepper
Equipment:
 Chopping board
 Wet chux
 Pastry brush
  Fork
 Knife
 Paper towel
 Tongs
 Foil
 1 tablespoon measure
 Grater
 Kitchen scissors
 1 cup measuring jug
 3 mixing bowls
 Wooden spoon
 Metal spoon
 Electric fry pan
 Microwave Oven
 HANDY TIP: Place the wet chux cloth on your bench under the chopping board, this stops the board moving while you work.

Directions

1

Wash and scrub the skin of the potatoes so they are nice and clean. Pat dry with paper towel.

2

Adult help maybe required. Peel and grate the onion and put into a bowl.

3

Adult help maybe required. Brush the mushrooms clean with a pastry brush. Cut the mushrooms into quarters and put into a bowl.

4

Use kitchen scissors to snip the chives into 1cm lengths then put into a bowl.

5

Measure the yoghurt.

Cooking:
6

Use a fork to pierce the washed potatoes 10 times. Get an adult to help: Place potatoes evenly around outer edge of microwave turntable. Cook on High/100% power for 6 minutes. Use tongs to turn the potatoes over and cook a further 5-6 minutes on High/100% power or until firm when tested with a skewer (the skin should be unwrinkled and potatoes firm). Alternately pierce potatoes 10 times with a fork and bake for 1 hour in 200°C oven until tender. Wrap each potato in a piece foil and leave for 10 minutes.

7

Use a fork to pierce the washed potatoes 10 times. Get an adult to help: Place potatoes evenly around outer edge of microwave turntable. Cook on High/100% power for 6 minutes. Use tongs to turn the potatoes over and cook a further 5-6 minutes on High / 100% power or until soft when tested with a skewer (the skin should be wrinkled and potatoes soft). Alternately pierce potatoes 10 times with a fork and bake for 1 hour in 200°C oven until tender. Wrap each potato in a piece foil and leave for 10 minutes

8

Get an adult to help: Heat oil in an electric frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally for 6 minutes or until onion is soft.Increase heat to medium-high, add the mushrooms. Cook for 5 minutes until mushrooms are tender. Turn off the heat.

9

Stir in snipped chives and swirl through the yoghurt. Season with salt and pepper.

10

Get an adult to help: Cut a deep cross in the top of each potato. Using a clean tea towel to hold the potato, squeeze the base gently to open up the top then place onto a serving plate. Spoon over the mushroom mixture and serve.

Mushroom Jacket Potatoes

Tags:

 Appetiser, Vegetarian

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