Monday, April 15, 2013

Cheezly and Chives Baked Potatoes

serves 4 as side dish for a braai.

4 large baking potatoes
½ bunch finely chopped green chives
200g melting cheese – flavour of your choice
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


Wrap potatoes in foil and place in coals for 45 minutes.

Remove potatoes from the fire. Cut in half, lengthwise without cutting right through the other side. Scoop out inside of potatoes, while making sure to leave 1 cm width skin intact for shell.

Lightly mash potatoes. Add chives, diced cheese, salt and pepper.

Place mixture back in potato skin shells and close potatoes. Re-wrap in foil.

Place back in the coals and bake for a further 20 minutes.

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