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Baked Potatoes in Toaster Oven

These are the best crispy Baked Potatoes ever! They have crispy chewy salted golden skin, and are light and fluffy on the inside. They are baked in the toaster oven or you can use your regular oven.

Serve this great side dish for two with this Crispy Fried Chicken or these Crockpot Country Pork Ribs and Mushroom Gravy.

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Baked Potatoes in Toaster Oven

Toppings for baked potatoes:

  • Butter
  • Sour cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Green onions, scallions or chives
  • Chili

Baked potato topping combinations:

  • Ground beef or chicken, black beans, taco seasoning, shredded cheese, and salsa
  • Blue Cheese or gorgonzola and buffalo sauce, sour cream, and green onions
  • Sour cream, salsa, and green onions
  • BBQ pulled chicken or pork
  • Cooked Broccoli and cheddar cheese or cheese sauce
  • Ranch dressing and bacon or bacon bits
  • Chili, shredded cheddar cheese, and crumbled corn chips

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How to make easy baked potatoes in toaster oven:

Preheat the toaster oven or regular oven to 400 degrees F.

Wash the potatoes, and dry thoroughly. Then pierce the skin several times with a knife or fork.

In a bowl, rub the potatoes with the oil until completely coated.

two oiled potatoes in a bowl

Place the potatoes on a toaster oven baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Click for a toaster oven baking sheet and for aluminum foil.

Sprinkle each potato all over generously with the salt, divided evenly.

two oiled and salted potatoes on a baking sheet

Bake for 45 minutes, or until slightly soft and golden brown. (1 hour for larger potatoes)

Slice the baked potatoes down the center and add your favorite potato toppings.

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Yield: 2 potatoes

Baked Potatoes in Toaster Oven

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

These are the best crispy baked potatoes ever! They have crispy chewy salted golden skin, and are light and fluffy on the inside.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium baking potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tsp coarse salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the toaster oven or regular oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Wash the potatoes, and dry thoroughly. Then pierce the skin several times with a knife or fork.
  3. In a bowl, rub the potatoes with the oil until completely coated.
  4. Place the potatoes on a toaster oven baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Click for a baking sheet and for aluminum foil.
  5. Sprinkle each potato all over generously with the salt, divided evenly.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes, or until slightly soft and golden brown. (1 hour for larger potatoes)
  7. Slice the baked potatoes down the center and add your favorite potato toppings.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 223Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1180mgCarbohydrates: 37gNet Carbohydrates: 0gFiber: 4gSugar: 2gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 4g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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