Lisa’s Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

This quick and tasty meal packs a nutritious punch. Sweet potatoes are full of beta-carotene goodness, which is not only important for strengthening the immune system but also supports the health of your eyes, mucous membranes and skin. Sweet potatoes are a great source of fibre, too. Onions are a beneficial food for hayfever sufferers as they are rich in quercetin, a flavonoid, with antihistamine and anti-inflammatory properties. Onions also contain substances that help improve immunity and enhance liver function.

Makes: 6 patties

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Stuffed Baked Potatoes

By: Lisa Guy

This quick and tasty meal packs a nutritious punch. Sweet potatoes are full of beta-carotene goodness, which supports the health of your eyes, mucous membranes and skin.


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Recipe


Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, washed, skin on
  • Olive oil
  • 400g tin red kidney beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 medium avocado, diced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced
  • Handful coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • Juice & zest 1 lime
  • Handful grated cheese, for topping
  • Lime wedges, to serve

Method


  • Preheat oven to 220°C.
  • Coat sweet potato with olive oil and place in oven on baking tray for 1 hour, or until cooked through.
  • In medium bowl, toss kidney beans, avocado, tomato, onion and coriander, and add lime juice and a little lime zest.
  • When potatoes are done, cut down middle lengthways and fill with kidney bean mixture. Top with grated cheese and serve with a wedge of lime.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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