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Baked Potato

"A step-by-step recipe for making a baked potato. Serve with your choice of toppings. Try sour cream and chives, cheese, and olives."
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Ingredients

1 h 33 m servings 128 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Scrub the potato and prick it with a fork to prevent steam from building up and causing the potato to explode in your oven.
  3. Bake for 1 1/2 hours.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 128 calories; 0.1 g fat; 29.7 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 7 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Recipe is great if you have a lot of time to spare. My mother taught me to make potatoes fast and they come out just the same. 1.Poke a bunch of holes on each potatoe with a fork (to make sure ...

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i disagree with some of the reviews! if someone does not have anyone to teach them how to cook and make a baked potato then this was very helpful! i've never cooked a potato in the oven so i nee...

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Recipe is great if you have a lot of time to spare. My mother taught me to make potatoes fast and they come out just the same. 1.Poke a bunch of holes on each potatoe with a fork (to make sure ...

Good recipe for beginning cooks. Variations are to wrap potato in foil for a tender jacket, or to rub Pam or Olive Oil on potato jacket and sprinkle seasonings and/or sea salt on the outside for...

Nice recipe when you have 1.5 hrs to bake them. My version is similar, but much quicker and the potato is fluffy and never 'hard'. I cut the ends off the potato and prick with a fork, then I mic...

i disagree with some of the reviews! if someone does not have anyone to teach them how to cook and make a baked potato then this was very helpful! i've never cooked a potato in the oven so i nee...

This recipie has times and temperatures and everything. Perfect for those of us unsure how to actually cooked a baked potato. Hint: if you are interested in a crusty peel, put your potato direct...

Blah, tasted nothing like a potato, maybe I used the wrong fork? Next time I will use a dessert fork. :oP

Thank you, I already knew how to make baked potatoes, but I was able to print this out for my husband. They turned out really good. The only thing I like to add is if you rub the skins with oi...

Your Basic Great Baked Potato! Before you cook it, roll the wet potato in some salt, pepper, all season, and garlic powder. This makes the skin taste so so good! Stuff it with some brocolli an...

The potatoes came out perfect. I first sprayed the potatoes with PAM and seasoned them with seasoning salt and cajun seasonings then wrapped them in tin foil. YUM YUM!