Always a treat, a filled spud is hits the spot and is an easy to dish to whip up for your kids for a crowd pleasing dinner. This recipe from Spud Lite offers a twist on an old fave!
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
4 large Spud Lite potatoes
185g tin tuna in chilli oil
1 large brown onion, peeled and finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tbsp plain flour
1 cup lite milk
1 cup grated low fat cheddar cheese
1 tsp lime zest
Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper
1 cup frozen sweet corn
1/3 cup coriander leaves, chopped
4 coriander sprigs (extra), to garnish
Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced).
Place potatoes on a baking tray in preheated oven for 1 hour.
Meanwhile for the mornay, drain chilli oil into a medium saucepan over a low heat. Add onion and garlic, stirring to combine. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until onion is soft.
Add flour, stirring for 2 minutes to combine and increase heat to medium. Slowly add milk, stirring continuously until mixture becomes smooth and thickens. Add cheese, zest, salt and pepper, stirring until cheese has melted and combined.
To finish mornay, add tuna (removing chilli), sweetcorn and coriander, stirring until tuna has broken up and mixture is combined.
Remove potatoes from oven, cut an incision in the top and spoon the mornay filling on top. Garnish with a extra sprig of coriander.
NOTE: alternatives to chilli tuna are lemon pepper or plain tuna in oil
ABOUT SPUD LITE POTATOES
25% LESS CARBS THAN THE AVERAGE POTATO
Spud Lite is a golden, creamy potato bursting with nutrition. Spud Lite is super tasty and incredibly easy to prepare. Providing a light, creamy and non-earthy flavour when mashed and a crisp, crunchy, soft pillow texture when roasted or fried, it’s versatility makes it the complete all-rounder.
Spud Lite is a potato variety that has come from natural cross pollination without any genetic modification. The growing period is 20 – 30% shorter than most other varieties, which means it needs less maintenance and feeding. It has also consistently shown that it has a longer shelf life than many other popular potato varieties – meaning less greening and less wastage. Spud Lite is exclusive to us, helping bring back the potatoes to its original glory.
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