Elevate Your Baked Potato Game: Embrace the Magic of Simple Ingredients!

Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that will transform an ordinary baked potato into a restaurant-quality masterpiece! The secret lies in the simplicity of two key ingredients – oil and sea salt.

baked potato recipe

First, the humble potato takes center stage, becoming a canvas for flavor exploration. As it bakes, its starchy interior transforms into a fluffy, pillow-y goodness that’s sure to melt in your mouth.

Next, a drizzle of oil coats the potato’s skin, ensuring a crispy and delectable texture that adds a touch of richness to every bite. The magic of this pairing lies in its ability to create a perfect balance between creaminess and crunch.

Lastly, a sprinkling of sea salt enhances the potato’s natural flavors, elevating it to a gourmet level. With its delicate briny essence, sea salt brings out the best in each bite, leaving your taste buds craving more.

So, whether you’re indulging in a cozy weeknight dinner or hosting a gathering of loved ones, these restaurant-quality baked potatoes will add a touch of sophistication to any meal. Embrace the magic of simple ingredients and savor the goodness of each bite. A culinary masterpiece awaits, right in the comfort of your home!

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baked potato recipe

Classic Baked Potato

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 2


  • 2 Russet potatoes, scrubbed, skin left on
  • Olive oil
  • Coarse 2ea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Use a knife to pierce the potatoes.
  3. Generously rub each potato with olive oil and add a generous sprinkling of sea salt to the top of each.
  4. Place each potato directly onto the middle rack and bake for 45-60 minutes or until the poatoe is cooked through.
  5. Remove the potatoes from the oven, cut a cross into the top of the potato from end to end and side to side.
  6. Place two fingers on each side of the cut on the end of the potato and push towards the center opening the potato up, or, alternatively, slice the potatoes from end to end.
  7. Serve with butter and any other condiments desired such as sour cream, bacon bits, and chives.

  • Category: sides, vegetables, recipes