Classic Baked Potato

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Classic Baked Potato
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
273
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
14%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
7%
Protein
5g
10%
Carbs
44g
15%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
42.3%
Vitamin C
14mg
23%
Vitamin E
1mg
7%
Vitamin K
10µg
12%
Calcium
32mg
3%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
34µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
34µg
9%
Iron
2mg
12%
Magnesium
56mg
14%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
13%
Phosphorus
135mg
19%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
1022mg
29%
Sodium
591mg
25%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
13.4%
Zinc
0.7mg
4.7%

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