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Filled potato skins

A tasty after-school snack or lunch. Use any combination of your favourite fillings. We have shared our favourites, but get creative and invent your own!
  • 4 large potatoes, or kūmara, scrubbed
  • Your choice of fillings: 1 tin creamed corn or baked beans, a handful sliced ham and 1 small tin crushed pineapple (drained), or 1/2 cup tomato relish
  • 1/2 cup grated edam cheese
  1. 1. Scrub potato or kūmara. Pierce each potato or kūmara with a fork a few times.
  2. 2. Microwave whole, unpeeled potatoes/kūmara on HIGH power for 3 to 4 minutes per potato/kūmara (they are cooked when soft to touch).
  3. 3. Allow to cool for a few minutes.
  4. 4. Cut each cooked potato/kūmara in half. Scoop out the flesh and put in a medium-sized bowl.
  5. 5. Mash potato/kūmara with your choice of fillings.
  6. 6. Scoop filling back into potato/kūmara skins and sprinkle with grated cheese.
  7. 7. Microwave the filled potatoes/kūmara for a few minutes until hot.