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“A nice variation on a classic British recipe. Serve with steamed green vegetables.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Microwave the potatoes on high for about 20 minutes or bake in the oven for an hour on 350°F.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the mince and the onion together in a frying pan for approx 10 minutes until the onions are golden (you don’t need oil or butter, there should be enough fat from the beef).
  3. Add the Worcestershire, beef stock, tomato paste.
  4. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, cut in half, scoop out flesh into a bowl, leaving a thin layer.
  6. To the flesh in the bowl you salt, pepper, nutmeg, milk and butter, mash it together.
  7. Preheat grill/broiler.
  8. Put the potato skins in a shallow roasting tin, spoon in the meat mixture, then the potato mash and top with cheese.
  9. Grill until the cheese has melted and the filling is hot.

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