Classic Baked Potato

Classic Baked Potato
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Baked Potato

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Baked Potato

This classic recipe is simple to make. Once you're done you can top your potato with anything you want- we recommend sour cream and bacon bits. 

3
Servings
88
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Russet potatoes, rinses and scrubbed
  • 2  Tablespoons  olive oil
  • salt

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pierce the potatoes 2 or 3 times on each side with a fork. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake directly on the oven rack for 1 hour.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
7µg
8%

Baked Potato Shopping Tip

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Baked Potato Cooking Tip

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.