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Baked kumara with Weet-Bix™ and cottage cheese filling

Weet-Bix adds texture to our Baked sweet potato with Weet-bix™ and cottage cheese filling dish

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SERVES 4
PREP
Skill = Easy
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Ingredients

  • 4 medium purple or orange kumara
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 4 Weet-Bix™ wheat biscuits, crumbled
  • ¾ cup (170g) low-fat cottage cheese
  • 2 tbs finely chopped parsley, mint, chives or basil
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • ½ lemon, juice of
  • ½ cup low-fat cheese, like Edam or Colby
  • To serve, snipped chives or parsley, lemon wedges

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Place the kumara on a lined baking tray. Use a skewer or fork to pierce holes in the skin. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes. Rest the cooked kumara until cool enough to handle.
  2. Cut off the tops of each one, scoop out the flesh and place this flesh in a large bowl. Set aside the skins.
  3. Mash the flesh with a fork and stir in the spring onions, Weet-Bix™ wheat biscuits, cottage cheese, parsley, curry powder and season to taste with salt, freshly ground black pepper and lemon juice. Still well to combine.
  4. Spoon the mashed mix back into each of the kumara. Place on a baking tray and sprinkle over a little grated cheese. Turn the oven grill to high and grill the kumara until the cheese has melted.
  5. Serve baked kumara while hot or cold sprinkled with snipped chives or parsley and with a salad or fresh steamed vegetables.
Baked kumara with Weet-Bix™ and cottage cheese filling
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING:
  • Energy
    1260kJ
    301Cal
  • Protein
    17g
  • Fat, Total
    11g
  • Fat, Saturated
    7g
  • Carbohydrate, Total
    32g
  • Carbohydrate, Sugars
    9g
  • Dietary, Fibre
    5.2g
  • Sodium
    471mg
  • Potassium
    728mg
  • Calcium
    356mg
  • Iron
    3.2mg