Sloppy joe jacket potatoes

The kids will love these simple baked jacket potatoes with savoury mince topping, and so will the household budget.

  • 1 hr 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Sloppy joe jacket potatoes
  • 4 potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 carrot, chopped finely
  • 1 red capsicum, chopped finely
  • 1 stalk celery, trimmed, chopped finely
  • 500 gram minced beef
  • 1 tablespoon mild american mustard
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) beef stock
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


Sloppy joe jacket potatoes
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F.
  • 2
    Wrap potatoes in foil; place in small shallow baking dish. Bake about 1 hour or until tender.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat oil in large frying pan, add onion,garlic, carrot, capsicum and celery; cook, stirring, until vegetables soften. Add beef; stir until browned. Add mustard, sauce and stock; stir about 5 minutes or until sauce thickens, season to taste.
  • 4
    Unwrap potatoes; cut into quarters, without cutting all the way through.
  • 5
    Serve potatoes topped with beef mixture; sprinkle with parsley.

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