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Seasoned Baked Potatoes

Her friends still remember these crisp, delicious potatoes brushed with basil, garlic and onion salt that Ruth Andrewson of Peck, Idaho used to make. Now they can pass on her recipe to their friends.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 4 medium baking potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Scrub potatoes and cut in half lengthwise; place cut side up on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with oil. Sprinkle with basil, onion salt and garlic powder. Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until tender.
Nutrition Facts
2 piece: 167 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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  • Loiscooks
    Feb 24, 2017

    Great way to serve potatoes. We really liked these. I will definitely make these again.

  • xlsalbums
    Feb 14, 2016

    Easy but a little dry.

  • astarzynski
    Mar 21, 2014

    Great flavor.

  • cwbuff2
    Oct 29, 2012

    Tasty easy way of dressing up plain baked potatoes. This is going into my recipe box - why eat plain baked potatoes again?

  • learn4ever
    Oct 25, 2012

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    Aug 18, 2012

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    Mar 27, 2012

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  • whitecake
    Nov 23, 2009

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  • touloumis
    Nov 4, 2009

    Easy, healthy and delicious. This is a great alternative to mashed potatoes, but a little more special than a regular baked potato (and faster).

  • sec197
    Aug 27, 2009

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