Potatoes Stuffed with Beans & Bacon
- Serves 4
- 2 large potatoes
- 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
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.