Mini Potato Bites
These slimming friendly Mini Potato Bites are perfect on any party table and delicious whether you're calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
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These slimming friendly Mini Potato Bites are super simple to make and taste amazing – they’re perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.
These Mini Potato Bites honestly couldn’t be easier. In fact, the most difficult thing is deciding what delicious filling to have with them!
We’ve chosen a quark and chive filling, but you could fill them with everything from egg mayo and pulled pork to tuna and smoked salmon – just remember to account for additional Points or calories!
Even though these Mini Potato Bites are slimming friendly, they look so impressive that no one would ever guess! Serve with a garnish of chives or spring onions for that extra ‘wow’ factor.
What diets are these Mini Potato Bites suitable for?
This Mini Potato Bites recipe is suitable for vegetarian and gluten free diets.
It can be made dairy free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for dairy free versions;
Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
Do you need any special ingredients to make these Mini Potato Bites?
No, you don’t need any special equipment or ingredients to make these Mini Potato Bites.
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How many calories are in these Mini Potato Bites?
There are 22 calories per portion in this Mini Potato Bites, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.
These Mini Potato Bites are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fit well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
Wash and dry the potatoes, then place them on a baking tray.
Bake at 190°C for about 40 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft but crispy on the outside.
While the potatoes are cooking, mix the quark and chopped chives and spring onions together. Add some sea salt and black pepper.
Allow the potatoes to cool for a few minutes, then cut a cross in the top of each potato. Gently squeeze each potato to open top slightly. Sprinkle with a little salt if you want.
Top each potato with a teaspoon of the quark mixture, then garnish with some chopped chives or spring onion and serve.
These Mini Potato Bites are the perfect addition to any buffet table and work really well alongside the following;
How do you know when these Mini Potato Bites are cooked?
Cook your Mini Potato Bites for about 40 minutes or until the potatoes are soft, but crispy on the outside.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Mini Potato Bites in the fridge?
Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.
If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Mini Potato Bites in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Mini Potato Bites?
No, we don’t recommend freezing this recipe.
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Mini Potato Bites
These slimming friendly Mini Potato Bites are perfect on any party table, and delicious whether you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
- KCals 22
- Carbs 0.2G
- Wash and dry the potatoes, then place them on a baking tray.
- Bake at 190°C for about 40 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft but crispy on the outside.
- While the potatoes are cooking, mix the quark and chopped chives and spring onions together. Add some sea salt and black pepper.
- Allow the potatoes to cool for a few minutes, then cut a cross in the top of each potato. Gently squeeze each potato to open top slightly. Sprinkle with a little salt if you want.
- Top each potato with a teaspoon of the quark mixture, then garnish with some chopped chives or spring onion and serve.
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Amy HeaneyTuesday 15th December 2020
I cannot wait to try these! I’m already thinking of making them for the Christmas buffet x
SharonWednesday 16th December 2020
Hi Amy, these Mini Potato Bites would be perfect for a Christmas buffet, so pleased to hear you like the sound of them!
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