Cheddar-chive, ham and cheese and cilantro lime are some toppings for baked potatoes with prep times that require 30 minutes or less. Other toppings include crab, roasted vegetable, and mango and black bean.
The baking time for a potato depends upon the manner in which it's prepared, and typically takes an hour if baked in an oven preheated to 425 degrees and 90 minutes when wrapped in foil and immersed in hot charcoals. Microwave a potato on high for 10 to 15 minutes.
Eating baked potatoes provides people with many health benefits. Baked potatoes without any toppings added give the body potassium, fiber, manganese, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and other nutrients. Potatoes are also low in calories.
Some potato bake recipes are Cheesy Potato Bake and Twice-baked Potato Casserole. Another recipe, Creamy Cheese and Potato Bake, calls for peeled potatoes, butter, milk, cream and Gruyere, as well as onion, white wine and sage.
Make baked sweet potatoes by preheating an oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, piercing the potatoes several times and baking them on a foil-lined baking sheet. The potatoes bake for about 45 minutes or until tender.
The ideal cooking temperature for baked potatoes is between 350 and 425 degrees Fahrenheit. When cooked at the higher temperature range, potatoes develop skins that are crispier than those cooked at lower temperatures.
Alton Brown from the Food Network recommends a temperature of 350 F for baked potatoes. Brown’s recipe requires one hour of baking for one large potato. The Idaho Potato Commission recommends baking a potato to an internal temperature of 210 F.
One medium-sized, or 100-gram plain baked potato contains 93 calories with 2.5 grams of protein, 0.13 grams of lipid fat, 21.15 grams of carbs, 1.18 grams of sugar and 2.2 grams of fiber. Baked potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, thiamine, folate and
To make an oven-baked potato, wash the potato, poke holes in it, and bake it at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. When washing the potato, use cold water and a stiff brush. Once it is washed thoroughly, let it dry on a paper towel.
Depending on size, potatoes should bake in the oven for around 50 minutes to 1 hour. Flipping the potatoes every 20 minutes during the baking process helps to ensure consistent baking throughout the entire potato.