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Perfect Baked Potato

Baked Potato

Perfect baked potato with crispy skin and a soft, fluffy interior.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 275 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 medium russet potatoes
  • olive oil
  • coarse salt
  • butter and sour cream for serving

Instructions
 

  • Scrub the potatoes clean and let dry completely.
  • Preheat oven to 450°
  • Drizzle the potatoes with olive oil and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  • Use a fork to poke several holes in the potato, about ⅛" deep.
  • Place the potatoes directly on the rack in the preheated oven.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, flip and bake an additional 30 minutes until they are soft when gently squeezed.
  • Serve warm topped with butter, sour cream, and any additional toppings you prefer.

Nutrition

Calories: 275kcal
Keyword baked potato, how to bake a potato
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