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Baked Potato Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Author Ashley Fehr
Servings 6 servings
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This Baked Potato Recipe is easy to make with just Russet potatoes and seasonings. Top it any way you like for the perfect side dish at any meal!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked potato


  • 6 small-medium russet potatoes (roughly 110-215 grams each)
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Wash and scrub potatoes until clean. Dry with a clean lint-free towel.

  2. Rub each potato all over with half of the oil (2 tablespoons between 6 potatoes). Pierce the center of each potato with a knife and place on a baking sheet.

  3. Bake for 1 hour, or until tender. If you have very large potatoes, you may need to add to the cook time.

  4. Remove from the oven and adjust the temperature to 425 F (use the convection setting if you have it). Brush each potato with remaining oil, and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Bake at 425 F for 15-20 minutes, until skins are crispy. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Potato Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 398mg17%
Potassium 888mg25%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.