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Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes are a super delicious and filling side dish for any meal.  Learn how to bake potatoes in the oven with this easy recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Cooling time10 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 168kcal


  • 4 Russet potatoes
  • Vegetable or olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Butter
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • Baked potatoes toppings of your choice sour cream, chives, cheese, etc.


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees f. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Brush potatoes with olive oil and sprinkle generously with salt. Place potatoes on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 45-60 minutes.
  • Cool for 10 minutes. Slice open the tops of the potatoes and pinch the sides to spread open. Top with butter, salt and fresh cracked black pepper.
  • For loaded baked potatoes, top with sour cream, freshly shredded cheddar cheese, chives and bacon.


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.8mg