Baked Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Bake: 40 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
With just a few ingredients, you can transform these potatoes into a savory side dish or a complete meal.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin


  • 4 medium baking potatoes (about 1-1/3 pounds)


  1. Oven: Scrub and pierce potatoes. Bake at 400° for 40-60 minutes or until tender. Microwave: Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 7-9 minutes or until tender, turning once.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 292 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 8g protein.