Learn how to make the perfect baked potato with these simple tips and tricks! Your potato will be perfectly soft and tender on the inside, with a crisp and well-seasoned skin. Add your favorite toppings to make an amazingly delicious loaded baked potato!
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: baked potato
Author: Jamielyn Nye
1Tablespoon coarse kosher salt
Optional Toppings: Butter, cheese, sour cream, bacon, chives, chili (or anything else you want!)
Preheat oven to 400° and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray foil with nonstick spray.
Give potatoes a good scrub and then dry them completely with a paper towel.
Lay potatoes on foil-lined baking sheet, then brush all over with olive oil. Sprinkle with coarse salt.
Pierce potatoes a few times with a fork or knife.
Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, or until potatoes are soft and tender. Slice in half, then add your favorite toppings. Enjoy!