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Microwave Baked Potato Recipe

Microwave Baked Potato is a popular American Side Dish
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 24 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 - large Potato
  • 1 tbsp - Butter or margarine
  • 3 tbsp - shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 3 tsp - sour Cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • How to Make Microwave Baked Potato:

    1. Scrub the potato, and prick several times with the tines of a fork. Place on a plate.
    2. Cook on full power in the microwave for 5 mins.
    3. Turn over, and continue to cook for 5 more mins.
    4. When the potato is soft, remove from the microwave, and cut in half lengthwise.
    5. Season with salt and pepper, and mash up the inside a little using a fork.
    6. Top the open sides with butter and 2 tbsps of cheese.
    7. Return to the microwave, and cook for about 1 minute to melt the cheese.
    8. Top with remaining cheese and sour cream, and serve.


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