Baked Sweet Potatoes With Mackerel And Beetroot

sweet potatoes


  • 4 large orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, washed
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 300 g (10½ oz) peppered smoked mackerel fillets, skin removed
  • 3 spring onions, sliced finely
  • ½ x 300 g jar English Provender Beetroot Relish with Horseradish & Dill
  • 4 tbs reduced fat crème fraîche
Recipe courtesy of English Provender.

Who doesn’t love sweet potatoes?

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So, with Organic September in full swing, we decided to bring you this delicious recipe for baked sweet potatoes with mackerel and beetroot.


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190 deg. C., 375 deg. F., Gas Mark 5.
  2. Prick the sweet potatoes all over with a fork. Place on a baking tray, then rub each potato with a drizzle of oil and a little salt.
  3. Bake in the pre-heated oven for about 1 hour or until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Meanwhile, break the mackerel fillets into pieces and place in a bowl. Add the spring onions and beetroot relish and stir to mix well.
  5. Cut each potato in half lengthways, then spoon over the mackerel mixture.
  6. Top with a spoonful of crème fraîche and serve immediately.

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