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Quick & Delicious Baked Potatoes

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Potato Type: Russet
Cuisine: American
Prep Method: Microwave

Dish

Side DishSnack

Prep Time

5 Mins

Cook Time

10 Mins

Serving

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 (5-to 6-oz.) russet potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 4 teaspoons healthy buttery spread
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic or seasoned salt
  • Snipped fresh chives or green onion tops (optional)

Preparation

  1. Cut a wedge out of each potato about 1/8-inch wide and 1-inch deep and place in a microwave-safe dish.
  2. Microwave on HIGH, uncovered, for 10 to 12 minutes depending on strength of microwave.
  3. Use oven mitts to remove dish from microwave.
  4. Carefully make a slit in the top of each potato and fluff with a fork.
  5. Stir 1 tablespoon yogurt, 1 teaspoon buttery spread and 1/8 teaspoon salt into each potato; sprinkle with chives if desired.

 

Never baked a potato before?  See How to Bake a Potato

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