Microwave Baked Potato

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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