Baked potatoes with spicy lentils

A tasty, quick and easy snack or lunch – or serve with a green salad for a meal.

Baked potatoes with spicy lentils


Serves 6

6 large baking potatoes, washed
2 Tbsp canola oil
2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 Tbsp curry powder
½ chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
1 x 400g can red lentils
2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
coriander sprigs, for garnish


Preheat oven to 220°C.
Prick each potato several times with a fork.
Rub potatoes with a little of the oil and place on a baking tray in the middle of the oven. Bake in preheated oven for 45-60 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Remove from oven.
Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a pan over medium heat.
Stir in garlic, curry powder and chilli and stir over heat for 1 minute.
Add lentils, tomatoes and ½ cup water. Stir well and cook for 5-10 minutes or until thick.
To serve, slice a cross into potato top and with both hands, press near the base of the potato to open the top.
Spoon lentil mixture into centre. Garnish with coriander and serve.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [6 Serves]
Energy 1020kj
Protein 8.8g
Total fat 5.5g
- saturated fat 0.5g
Carbohydrates 40.0g
- sugars 1.5g
Fibre 6.5g
Sodium 13mg

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