Potatoes Stuffed with Beans & Bacon


  • Serves 4
  • 2 large potatoes
  • salt
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 bunch of fresh cilantro
  • 1 red chili
  • ½ can baked beans
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 4 strips of bacon
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • pepper

Preparation Instructions

1.Wash the potatoes, slice off the ends. Cut each potato into 4 equal slices.

2.Cut a hole in the center of each slice.

3.Bring a pot 7 cups of water with salt and turmeric to a boil and cook the potato slices for 10 minutes.

4.Wash the cilantro and chop finely.

5.Cut the chilies in half lengthwise, de-seed and cut into thin strips.

6.Combine the baked beans with the cilantro, chili and cornstarch in a bowl.

7.Drain the potatoes. Lay the bacon lengthwise on a flat surface place the potato on top of the bacon.

8.Fill the hole with the beans.

9.Wrap the bacon around the potato to cover the hole.

10.Heat the oil in a pan and fry the potatoes, 2 minutes per side.

11.Season and serve.

12.Tip: Another delicious filling would be ratatouille or feta cheese with olives.