Microwave Baked Potato

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When you need dinner in a hurry, a microwaved baked potato is a lifesaver! Always remember to pierce your potatoes with a fork before microwaving. Use this guide for perfect potatoes: Large potatoes: nine minutes Medium potatoes: seven minutes Small potatoes: five minutes Multiple potatoes: add an extra four minutes While your potato is in the microwave, get your toppings ready. The beauty of a baked potato is it’s versatility, here are a few combinations we love: Blanched broccoli and grated cheese Yogurt and tahini, with capers Sour cream, crispy bacon and chives

recipe updated Mar 16, 2020


  • Potato icon
    1 (173g)
  • Butter icon
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed


  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Plate

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  1. Add potato to a clean plate
  2. Pierce
  3. Cook in microwave - 9 min
  4. Slice
  5. Add butter to the potatoes
  6. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  7. Serve
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