How To Make Baked Potatoes


A baked potato when properly cooked should have a fluffy interior and crispy skin. It should be treated as a blank canvas that you can add any condiment you want to it. Get creative and enjoy.

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How to Make a Real Baked Potato

Simple way to prepare a baked potato
Servings 4 people
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes



  • 4 whole Potato washed and cleaned
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Montreal Seasoning


  • Wash potato with warm water to clean off grit and dirt.
    Baked Pot. 1
  • Place the potatoes on a sheet pan and rub well with olive oil and seasoning.
    Baked Potato rubbed with olive oil
  • Place in a pre-heated oven at 350° F for 20-25 minutes depending on the size of the potatoes.
  • When the potatoes are done, cut with a knife through the crispy skin and add any toppings you'd like. Bonus points for bacon crumbled on top. Bacon makes everything better.


This is the real way to bake a potato. Do not wrap in aluminum foil that will cause steam making it a steamed potato. The idea is to crisp the outside of the potato to cause a steaming reaction inside the potato when skin is cooked. Feel free to enjoy eating the whole potato cooking the potato this way. Feel free to send a message for custom recipes for your needs or questions.
Author: Nikolaos Saragias
Calories: 161kcal
Course: How To, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: Baked Potato, Potato


Calories: 161kcal

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