Cheese and ham loaded baked potatoes

Cheese and ham loaded baked potatoes

Serve the baked potatoes on their own or with crunchy greens on the side. A definite lunch win.


4 large potatoes, boiled until soft with skin on

15 ml olive oil

2 cup A selection of sweet bell peppers – red, yellow and orange

1 brown onion, sliced

garlic salt and black pepper to season

2 cup smoked ham, chopped

2 cups grated mature cheddar

chopped chives to garnish


First off, cut the boiled potatoes in half and scoop some of the inside out. Set aside. In a saucepan, heat the olive oil and saute the peppers and onions until soft. Season with garlic salt and black pepper. Remove from heat and add the chopped ham. Mix.

Arrange the potato halves in an oven tray and scoop generous amounts of filling into the the potato.
Top with grated cheddar and grill in the oven until melted. Garnish with chives.


Recipe and image courtesy of


Get It Joburg North Campus September 2016

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