Twice-Baked Potatoes With Comté & Spring Onions…

Twice-baked potatoes with Comté & spring onions. How tasty!

A twist on my most popular side dish, loved by adults and children alike. The potatoes are baked, then the fluffy insides are mixed with soured cream, spring onions and Comté, put back in the skins and baked until crisp and golden. Even better, they can be made in advance and frozen.

This recipe is gluten-free

Serves 10

You will need:

  • 10 medium baking potatoes, washed and dried
  • A little oil for rubbing on the potato skins, eg vegetable or sunflower
  • 100g Comté (aged 12 months), grated
  • 120ml (8 tablespoons) sour cream
  • 15g butter, room temperature
  • 2 spring onions, green ends discarded and the white parts finely chopped

Method:

1. Heat the oven to 180℃ fan. Rub the potatoes lightly with a little oil and bake them for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the skin is crisp and brown and the flesh is soft. Leave them until cool enough to handle.

2. Cut each potato in half, scoop out the flesh (leave reasonably thick walls, about 1cm) and, using a fork, mix the flesh with the rest of the ingredients, seasoning with salt and pepper as needed. Fill each potato skin with the mixture.*

3. When ready to cook, heat the oven to 190℃ fan and cook the potatoes for about 20 minutes until they are hot through, then turn on the grill for a further 2 to 5 minutes until the tops are speckled with brown and crispy.

4. At this point, the potatoes can sit, covered, at room temperature for up to a few hours or longer in the fridge until ready to cook. Or you can lay them on a baking tray to freeze them and, once frozen, keep them in a sealed bag for up to 3 months. Defrost fully at room temperature before cooking as per the recipe.

Recipe and image courtesy of Comté


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7 Comments

  1. Viktor
    May 14, 2017 / 7:38 pm

    You just post these lovely yummyness, I can't keep up trying them out. My wife just looves them!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 5, 2017 / 10:26 am

      Thanks for trying the recipes and stopping by 🙂

  2. Cristina
    May 15, 2017 / 9:02 am

    Oh my, this looks so delicious! I love baked potatoes, and your recipe is amazing! Pinning it!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 5, 2017 / 10:26 am

      Thank you Cristina 🙂

  3. Anonymous
    May 24, 2017 / 5:22 pm

    Ooh I love jackets with cheese. Tasty.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 5, 2017 / 10:27 am

      Me too 🙂

  4. Lita
    June 7, 2017 / 5:10 pm

    I love potatoes. Thank you for sharing at What’d You Do This Weekend? Hope to see you back next week!Wishes for tasty dishes,Linda

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