12 yummy fillings to make baked potatos less boring

Unbland jacket potatoes with these 12 delicious baked potato fillings.

Baked potatoes make for an easy and cheap student meal with a huge bag of potatoes available for a £1 or even less at the supermarket.

Rub with a little oil or butter, prick with a fork and bake at 200 degrees for 40 or so minutes, or you can cook them in the microwave for 10-15 minutes, turning halfway through.

They’re very boring on their own though so here are twelve super tasty jacket potato filling ideas aside from the classics such as beans and cheese…

Cheese stuffed jacket potatoes

Cheese stuffed jacket potatoes

A vegetarian jacket potato filling: Stuff your baked potatoes with a creamy mixture of melted cheese and onion. > Cheese stuffed jacket potatoes

Jacket Potato with Fried Vegetables Recipe

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A veggie packed baked jacket potato filling is super easy and super healthy. > Jacket Potato with Fried Vegetables Recipe

Nacho sweet potatoes recipe

Ditch the boring baked potato for this sweet Mexican potato recipe with cheese, tortilla chips and salsa. > Nacho sweet potatoes recipe

Baked jacket potato hotdog recipe

Baked jacket potato hotdog

A unique jacket potato filling: Top your usually boring baked spuds with sausage to make a baked jacket potato hotdog! > Baked jacket potato hotdog recipe

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Caramelized Onion and Mushroom

A super delicious vegetarian option: Fill your jacket potato with Balsamic Caramelized Onion and Mushroom. And cheese, of course.

Get the full recipe here!

Pizza Baked Jacket Potatoes Recipe

Desperate for Pizza but only have a potato to hand? Probably not. But this jacket potato recipe is nice whatever your situation. > Pizza Baked Jacket Potatoes Recipe

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Leftover curry

Make use of your leftovers by adding your curry to accompany and otherwise bland baked jacket potato.

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Another utterly trivial one to prepare: Heat up a tin of meatballs and sauce and add on top, with optional extra cheese.

chicken salad

Healthy Chicken salad

Oh chicken salad! You are so tasty! You’re good! To be eaten it’s good. Make it even better by using this yummy Jamie Oliver recipe to top a freshly baked jacket potato.


Stuffed with eggs

breakfast egg baked jacket potatoes

Enjoy a baked potato for breakfast with this stuffed jacket potato and egg recipe. > Stuffed with eggs

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For those with a sweet tooth, try an altnerative jacket potato filling with onion, sage and apple.

Get the full recipe here

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Tex Mex Chilli

Cook up spicy Tex-Mex Baked Potatoes With Chili with this recipe, using whatever ground meat you wish.

Get the full recipe here!

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