Jacket Potatoes with Broccoli and Red Pepper
by Tarla Dalal
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Whenever you complain of excessive hair fall, you are told – time and again – to eat more dates and spinach to top up on iron. While this is true, the fact is you need a couple of other ingredients like calcium and vitamin C also to grow and strengthen hair. Here is an innovative preparation of Jacket Potatoes with Broccoli and Red Pepper, which helps you meet these nutritional requirements in a lip-smacking way. Here, a thoughtful combination of vegetables that complement each other well in texture and flavour come together in a healthy white sauce made with whole wheat flour instead of maida, all set to meet your nutritional needs tastefully.
- Heat 1 tsp of butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the whole wheat flour and cook no a medium flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
- Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously. .
- Add the salt and pepper and mix well. Keep aside.
- Heat the remaining 1 tsp of butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the broccoli, red pepper, chilli flakes and little salt and sauté on a medium for 2 minutes.
- Add the whole wheat flour-milk mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions. Keep aside.
- Cut each boiled potato into 2 halves horizontally.
- Scoop the potato halves, using a spoon so that a depression is created for the filling.
- Sprinkle some salt over each potato halve and fill each potato halve with one portion of the filling.
- Align the potatoes on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 8 to10 minutes.
- Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per jacket potato
|Energy|| 92 kcal|
|Protein|| 2.4 gm|
|Carbohydrates|| 13.8 gm|
|Fat|| 2.6 gm|
|Vitamin C|| 44.4 mg|
|Calcium|| 67.2 mg|
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