Baked Potato using Eco Friendly Food Recipe Ideas



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Total time:
50 min
10 min
40 min






  1. Baked potato toped with a choice of the Eco Chilli, The Bean Machine or Super Salsa.rnMethod:rnPreheat oven to 200deg C.rnPlace required number of medium sized washed potatoes in the oven, skin pierced twice with a fork. Bake for 40 minutes.rnCut each potato into 4 segments, not sliced all the way through to serve.rnDollop the choice of topping onto potato, then sprinkle with grated cheese and yoghurt.
  2. Eco Chilli ToppingrnIngredients:rn1 x onion, dicedrn1 x capsicum, dicedrn1 x carrot, gratedrn1 x zucchini, gratedrn4 x medium tomatoes, choppedrn1/2 cup tomato pastern1 can red kidney beans, drained and mashedrn1 packet taco seasoning mixrnMethod:rnPlace all ingredients into a casserole dish, mix through, cover and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  3. Bean Machine ToppingrnIngredients:rn1 x 420g can baked beansrnGrated cheese to servernMethod:rnPlace beans in a microwave-proof bowl, cover and heat on high for 4 minutes stirring once. Serve with grated cheese.
  4. Super Salsa ToppingrnIngredients:rn6 x medium tomatoes, finely dicedrn1 x large capsicum, finely dicedrn1 x small red onion, finely dicedrn1/2 tsp sugarrnJuice of 1 limernGrated cheese to servernMethod:rnCombine all ingredients and serve cold or alternatively place bowl in the microwave for 1 minute for a warm salsa.

Recipe description

The food that we purchase, prepare and serve has an impact on our students health and that of the environment. To find out more including other eco-friendly recipes visit the EcoFriendly Food website at


Tips: Do not forget to recycle cans and tubs. Making meals from fresh local ingredients reduces food miles and is often tastier and healthier. Seasonal produce is often cheaper and of better quality than buying our of season, and it reduces energy consumed in storage and food miles.

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