Meatball and Baked Bean Boats Click image to enlarge
Course: Starter
Dish: Meat
Serves: 4
Nutritional information per serving:

Calories: 321
Protein: 19.9g
Fat: 11.2g
Saturated Fats: 4.7g
Carbohydrate: 37.7g
Fibre: 5.8g
 

 

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Canned baked beans are an excellent source of iron and count as one of your 5-A-DAY


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Meatball and Baked Bean Boats

A great way to get the kids excited about good food, this recipe makes meal times fun – and tasty too!
15 minutes to prepare and cook. Serves 4.
See “CAN-veniently Nutritious” for more recipes

Ingredients:
2 large potatoes
410g can meatballs in tomato sauce
415g can baked beans
50g mozzarella, grated

 

Method:

1. Prick the potatoes and bake in a microwave for 5-6 minutes or until a knife can be inserted easily to the soft flesh. (This could also be done in the oven if preferred - but will take approx 1 hour) 
2. Cut the potatoes in half and scoop a few spoonfuls of flesh out of the potatoes.
3. Meanwhile, empty the contents of the meatballs and baked beans into a saucepan and heat gently.
4. Spoon into the potato boats and sprinkle with the cheese.
5. Cook under a preheated grill until the cheese is melted and golden brown.

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