Meatball and Baked Bean Boats

Course: Starter - Dish: Meat - Serves: 4

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.


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.

Nutritional information per serving:

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

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

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