Baked Potatoes with Creamed Feta and Crispy Chorizo


by: This Little Piggy Loves Food

A delicious topping to a simple potato. My daughter Arabella loves a jacket potato and often has them for lunch at school - she has been asking for them at home now but I am not really a potato fan. However as it is now barbecue season I thought it would make a nice alternative to salad (plus I make her eat lots of things I like and she doesn't).


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serves: 3

3 large jacket potatoes, scrubbed

150 ml sour cream

100 g feta cheese, crumbled

6 slices Pickled jalapeños, from a jar (I left this out as we don't like spice)

2 tbsp coriander, chopped

120 g chorizo, chopped or bite sized

Nutrition Facts
Baked Potatoes with Creamed Feta and Crispy Chorizo

Servings Per Recipe: 3

Amount per Serving

Calories: 654

  • Total Fat: 32.4 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 16.2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 88.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1095.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 70 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 9.7 g
  •     Sugars: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 23.2 g

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1.  Preheat the oven to 200C / 180 C fan / gas mark 6.

2.  Prick the potatoes with a fork and then put them in the oven for 60 minutes or until tender.

3.  About 15 minutes before the potatoes are ready, you need to make the sauce. You can either whizz together the feta and sour cream in a food processor or you can mash them together really well in a bowl - I chose this option as it meant less washing up!

4.  Stir in the jalapeños (if you are using) and the chopped coriander.

5.  Fry the chorizo in a dry frying pan until crisp - this took about 5 minutes.

6.  Once the potatoes are ready, take them out the oven and then cut in half.

7.  Divide the feta cream between the potatoes and then top with the chorizo and serve.

8.  I was very pleasantly surprised by this recipe - I absolutely loved the potatoes with the feta cream and chorizo. Arabella liked it but prefers a more simple butter and grated cheddar topping. I will definitely be making this again - it is a simple recipe and something you can easily do for just one person or for many (such as at a dinner party). To make this slightly healthier you could use sweet potatoes and serve it with a green salad rather than a burger!

Cooks' note:
The potatoes take an hour to cook in the oven.

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