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Cajun-Style lentil Baked Potato

Cajun-Style lentil Baked Potato

So satisfying, tasty and filling! This simple jacket potato topped with Cajun-Style Lentils and Kidney Beans is the perfect hearty lunch or a fuss free mid-week dinner. Unlike other potatoes, sweet potatoes count towards one of your five a day, as can lentils and kidneys beans, so this recipe is great for getting those extra portions in, without even noticing!


This recipe is high in fibre

  • Serves 1

  • 1 hour

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegans

Spicy Cajun-Style Lentils and Red Kidney Beans



1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7.
2.Lightly oil the sweet potato, then put straight in the and roast for 45 minutes.
3. Once baked, cut the sweet potato in two and scoop the potato out of the skin.
4. In a bowl, mix the potato flesh with the Cajun-Style Lentils and Red Kidney beans. Fill the skins back up with the mixture and sprinkle with the grated cheese. Place back in the oven until the cheese has melted.
5. Once ready, top the hot filled potato with crispy fried onions and a sprinkle of herbs, serve and enjoy!

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