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How to Make the Best Baked Potato
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5 from 2 votes

How To Make the Perfect Baked Potato

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jenn


  • 4 russet baking potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Coarse salt


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash potatoes thoroughly. Prick the skin of each potato with a fork several times.
  • Rub about a teaspoon of olive oil onto the skin of each potato. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle generously with coarse salt.
  • Bake for 45 minutes to an hour, depending on size and thickness of potatoes. (Best way to tell if they're done is to stick a fork in the center. If the potato is finished cooking, it will be easy to push the fork through with no resistance.) Serve and enjoy!