Do You Know How To Make A Classic Baked Potato? | 10 Favorite Toppings for Baked Potatoes

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Do You Know How To Make A Classic Baked Potato

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Do You Know How To Make A Classic Baked Potato? | 10 Favorite Toppings for Baked Potatoes

 

Have you ever wondered how to make a classic baked potato?

 

Do You Know How To Make A Classic Baked Potato

 

 

How To Make A Classic Baked Potato Instructions

 

It’s easy. Just follow these directions:

 

Classic Baked Potato Recipe

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Scrub 4 medium baking potatoes. (Russet is recommended)

3. Rub with a little healthy oil of your choice (Try Safflower Oil or Coconut Oil)
and place directly on an oven rack. (no pan necessary)

4. Bake approximately 1 hour or until soft.

5. Split open lengthwise and squeeze to push flesh out slightly.

6. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

 

Voila!

 

That’s it.

Now, the fun begins….

 

 

Have it Your Way

 

You actually CAN please everybody – if you give them enough choices for their baked potatoes. (Or give them Classic Potato Salad!)

 

 

10 Nifty Toppings for Baked Potatoes

 

Try one, or all of these 10 nifty toppings on your next Classic Baked Potato:

 

In no particular order….

1. Cheeseburger
Ground Beef cooked with garlic, shredded cheese, diced tomato

2. Smoked Salmon
Cream Cheese, chives, smoked salmon

3. Blue Cheese, Garlic and Herbs
Sour Cream, crumbled blue cheese, chopped garlic, fresh Rosemary

4. BLT
Butter, diced cooked bacon, chopped tomato, shredded lettuce

5. Greek   
Plain yogurt, chopped black olives, cucumber, tomato

6. Chili Cheese
Warmed chili, Mexican-blend shredded cheese, cilantro, chopped scallions

7. Spicy Chickpea
Drained canned chickpeas, sauteed with cumin, tumeric, garlic, Greek yogurt, chopped parsley

8. Sausage & Peppers
Italian sausage sauteed with bell peppers and onions, grated Parmesan cheese

9. Mexican
Ground Beef or Turkey mixed with Taco seasonings, shredded cheddar cheese, salsa, chopped cilantro

10. Pepperoni Pizza
Pizza Sauce, grated mozzarella cheese, pepperoni slice, grated Parmesan cheese

 

How about this addition…?

 

 10 Favorite Toppings for Baked Potatoes

 

11. ** Cheese, Salsa, Bacon

***

Real Good Cooking Tip:

 You can also “bake potatoes in the microwave, if you please.

How To Bake Potatoes in The Microwave Oven

Simply pierce 4 potatoes with a fork.

Place in a shallow baking dish.

Cook for 10-12 minutes, turning every 3 minutes.

Use a fork/skewer to check for doneness.

If needed, cook 1-2 more minutes.

 

We recommend…

Nordic Ware 365 Indoor/Outdoor Potato Baker

Nordic Ware 365 Indoor/Outdoor Potato Baker

 

 

~ Cooks four potatoes at once
~ Cast aluminum conducts heat to the inside of the potato
~ Nonstick coating makes for easy cooking and clean up
~ Measures 2-1/8 by 8-7/8 by 10-1/4 inches
~ Made in the U.S.A.

 

Bon Appetite!

 

So, what’s your favorite of the 10 nifty toppings for your next baked potato?

Please share your preferences below in the comments section!

 

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