Baked sweet potato with Spiced baked beans

Why not try this twist on your favourite baked potato and baked beans. Sweet potatoes are very high in vitamin A, and the cumin and onion in the baked beans turn the ordinary into something different. If you prefer to use regular baking potatoes you may be interested to know they don't count towards your five a day, whilst sweet potatoes do!

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1 sweet potato weighing around 200g
2 tsp olive oil
One small onion, finely chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 individual portion (135g) baked beans


Calories: 408

No of servings: 1

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 50-60 minutes

This recipe is suitable for the following diets: Simple Solution (LCD). 


1. Bake the sweet potato in a conventional oven or microwave oven until tender. Cooking time largely depends on the weight of your potato and the power level of your microwave/oven.
2. Heat the oil in a small saucepan and fry the onion until softened, then add the cumin seeds. Allow to sizzle for a minute then add the baked beans. Warm through.
3. Cut the sweet potato in half and place on a serving plate. Top with the spiced baked beans.


Serving suggestions: Add some chopped lean ham to the baked beans.

Storage: Not suitable for storage.

Nutritional Info

Protein g11.60
Of whichsugars g34.70
Fat g8.30
Of whichsaturates g1.40
Fibre g14.10
Sodium g0.90
Salt g2.10
Portionsof vegetables2