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Scored Potatoes

These well-seasoned baked potatoes are a fun alternative to plain baked potatoes. It's easy to help yourself to just the amount you want, too, since the potato halves are scored into sections. — Barbara Wheeler, Sparks Glencoe, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • With a sharp knife, cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Slice each half widthwise 6 times, but not all the way through; fan potatoes slightly.
  • Place in a shallow baking dish. Brush potatoes with 1 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle with paprika, parsley, salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50 minutes or until tender. Drizzle with remaining butter.
Nutrition Facts
2 potato halves: 336 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 8g fiber), 8g protein.

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