Microwave Baked Potato
If you want the yummy taste of a slowly baked potato but aren't patient enough, or don't have the know-how to bake it in an oven, this is for you. Give it 12 minutes and get a mouthwatering, taste bud-tingling treat.
- Serves: 1 person
- 1large russet potato
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 1tablespoon butter
- 2tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1tablespoon sour cream
Step 1Scrub potato and prick with a fork. Place on a microwave-safe plate.
Step 2Microwave on full power for 5 minutes. Turn potato over, and microwave until soft, about 5 more minutes.
Step 3Remove potato from the microwave, and cut in half lengthwise. Season with salt and pepper and mash up the inside a little with a fork.
Step 4Add butter and Cheddar cheese. Microwave until melted, about 1 more minute.
Step 5Top with sour cream, and serve.