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Microwave Baked Potato

julio 12, 2022

If you want something really quick to eat, like a Baked Potato but you aren’t patient enough, you can try the microwave version that is just as good!

Preparation Time: 1 mins

Cook: 11 mins

Servings: 1


  • 1 large russet potato
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream


Step 1.
Scrub potato and prick with a fork. Place on a microwave-safe plate.

Step 2.
Microwave on full power for 5 minutes. Turn potato over, and microwave until soft, about 5 more minutes.

Step 3.
Remove 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 4.
Add butter and Cheddar cheese. Microwave until melted, about 1 more minute.

Step 5.
Top with sour cream, and serve.