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Baked Potato With Curried Mushrooms

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Vegetables
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour

Recipe Ingredients

1   Potato - (6 oz), scrubbed
1 teaspoon 5mlMargarine
1   Shallot or small onion - chopped
2 oz 56gMushrooms - sliced
1 teaspoon 5mlMild curry powder
1 teaspoon 5mlTomato puree
1 tablespoon 15mlLow fat natural yogurt
1 teaspoon 5mlFresh mint - (or)
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDried mint - optional
  Salt and pepper
1 section  Fresh mint - to garnish

Recipe Instructions

Preheat the oven to 400F. Bake the potato in the oven for about 1 hour until cooked: (alternatively microwave on high for approximately 6 minutes). Meanwhile heat the margarine in a small saucepan and saute with shallots or onion for about 5 minutes until softened.

Add the mushrooms and cook for 2 more minutes. Add the curry powder and stir well. Blend the tomato puree and yogurt. Add the chopped mint if using, and season with salt and pepper. Stir into the mushroom mixture and heat gently for one to two minutes stirring constantly.

Split the baked potato and fill with the curried mushroom mixture. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Vegetarian Gourmet, Autumn 1993


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