Sweet potatoes with bacon and orange filling

Recipe from: 5/1/1998 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time 20 min

Ingredients

  • 2
    large sweet potatoes
  • 25
    g
    butter
  • 200
    g
    streaky bacon, chopped
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 1
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 30
    ml
    orange juice
  • 5
    ml
    grated orange rind
  • 5
    ml
    paprika
  • 100
    g
    mature Cheddar, grated
  • 30
    ml
    fresh breadcrumbs
  • 30
    ml
    chopped parsley
 

Method

+- 1 hr
 
Bake the potatoes for 45 minutes, or until tender. Cut in half lengthways and scoop the flesh into a bowl, retaining the skins. Mash the insides until smooth. Heat the butter and fry the bacon until crisp. Add to the potatoes. Fry the onion and garlic in the bacon fat until soft and add to the potato mixture. Stir in the orange juice and rind, paprika and cheese. Pile the filling into the potato skins and top with a mixture of the breadcrumbs and parsley. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Oven temperature: 200 ºC
 

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