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Perfect Baked Potatoes

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Perfect Baked Potatoes
4 servings Easy
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Ingredients (4)

  • 4 russet potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Butter and sour cream, for serving
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories223
  • Fat3.57g
  • Saturated fat0.53g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs44.26g
  • Fiber3.18g
  • Sugar1.52g
  • Protein5.24g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium577.49mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

Rub russets with a little oil, season with salt, and toss directly in the oven—the perfect baked potato is a snap. For something fancier, top with Salsa Verde, Aioli, or Romesco.

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  1. 1Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. 2With a fork, prick the potatoes all over about 6 times. Rub the potatoes with the oil and toss with the salt.
  3. 3Place the potatoes directly on the oven rack. Bake until tender, 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes.
  4. 4Remove from the oven and let rest for 10 minutes before serving with butter and sour cream.
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