Baked potatoes can be paired with any main dish, even steak. Whenever Parmesan Crusted steak appears on the menu there will always be baked potatoes! Although baked potatoes were originally prepared in the oven, there are now many ways to prepare them. You can also incorporate baked potatoes into your meal in many different ways. This is a great method to make use of leftover baked potatoes.
Baked potatoes can be made in 10 to 1 hour, depending upon the type of kitchen appliance that you choose. However, you can still achieve fluffy and delicious baked potatoes regardless of what kind of appliance you use. Add butter to the potato, some cheese, bacon crumbles salt and pepper, and chopped green onions. This Loaded Potato Casserole is true heaven! It’s creamy, delicious, and packed with goodness that it makes a wonderful side dish for any meal.
Baked Potato Ingredients
Butter – adding a teaspoon or two of butter to the potato will improve its flavor.
Sour Cream –Another popular topping is sour cream. However, if you’re looking for something healthier, you can also use cottage cheese and unflavored greekyog yogurt.
Cheese – Cheese can be used in a variety of ways. You can either keep the butter and sour milk alone or make a loaded potato with cheese, bacon crumbles, and other ingredients. Any kind of cheese can be used, although Colby jack and cheddar are the most commonly used for baked potatoes. The best way to go is to buy a block of cheese and then shred it yourself. It will melt better, which will result in a better flavor.
Green Onion is used as a garnish in many recipes. However, it’s often used in baked potatoes to add flavor and beauty.
How Do You Bake A Baked Potato In An Oven?
It is easiest way for baked potato in oven. A perfect baked potato is made by brushing the potato with olive or melted butter and then adding the sea salt. You should not wrap each potato in foil as you will end up with a steamed potato rather than a potato with crispy skin.
How To Bake A Potato In An Air Fryer
The time it takes to bake a potato in an air fryer is about half the time. It is as easy as washing your potatoes and drying them. To poke holes in the potatoes on each side, use a fork. Lightly brush the potato with olive oil/melted butter, then sprinkle with sea salt. Place the potatoes in an air fryer at 390 and cook for 30-45 minutes. Turn the potatoes halfway through. Each air fryer may produce slightly different results. Please ensure that you test the potatoes for doneness.
Make A Baked Potato With A Slow Cooker
Did you know that baked potatoes can be made in a slow cooker too? You’ll need to wrap each potato with foil and then put it in the slow cooker.
Making A Microwave Baked Potato
You can bake potatoes in the microwave but it’s not our favorite method. They don’t taste the same, but the microwave can be used if you have limited time. You can cook in the microwave for about 10 minutes, or 5 minutes per side.