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Savoury minced beef and tomato baked potato

 13 ratings

Cooking Time:90 mins

Serves:2 Adults


Savoury minced beef and tomato baked potato

This is a tasty alternative to sandwiches for lunch. Baked potatoes are versatile and you can add your own favourite filling.

About this recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square meals


  • 2 large potatoes, scrubbed but not peeled
  • 110g / 4 oz. of lean minced beef
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 slices of tomato
  • 1 dessertspoon of tomato puree
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 220°C / 425°F / Gas Mark 7
  2. Wash the potatoes, then prick them all over with a fork
  3. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 1½ hours or until the inside is tender
  4. For the microwave method, follow the instructions given in the manual
  5. Fry the minced beef, onion and tomato puree until well cooked
  6. Cut the potato in half and carefully scoop the centre out of the potato
  7. Mix this potato with the mince mixture, season with salt and pepper if desired
  8. Return the mixture to the potato skins
  9. Place in a hot oven and bake until warmed through and slightly browned on top
  10. Garnish with tomato slices

What you will need

  • Baking tray
  • Cutlery
  • Frying pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve with side salad- lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, grated carrot and low-fat salad dressing

Try different fillings such as bacon and sweetcorn or beans and cheese

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