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Baked Potatoes with your Microwave and Toaster Oven

Baked Potatoes with your Microwave and Toaster Oven

Taking 50 minutes to make a baked potato in the oven can be a pain, but you can make one with 8 minutes in the microwave plus 5 minutes in the toaster oven. Time it so that these baked potatoes to be finished at the same time as your main course and serve them up together nice and hot!

Ingredients: serves however many you need

Smallish potatoes
adjust to number of people
Butter or margarine
as needed
Aluminum foil (enough to wrap the potatoes)
adjust to number of people

Steps

1. Wash the potatoes until they're clean and put them in a heat resistant container, then cover with cling film (or a lid) and microwave for 10 minutes. If you're only making 1 or 2, then you can just wrap them in cling film.
2. Wait a few minutes (they won't cool right away and they'll still cook a little with the residual heat), then wrap each in aluminum foil.
3. Put them in the toaster oven and cook for 5 minutes. Peel back the top of the foil, then cut an incision into the top of the potato and insert butter.
4. If you make (Recipe ID: 829656), "Colorful 10-Minute Glaze with the Microwave*"at the same time, you'll have 4 vegetables ready to go.

Story Behind this Recipe

Goes great on a plate with hamburger or steak and some warm vegetables!! So I thought, and thus I made this.

Wrap in foil and while they cook in the toaster oven, make (Recipe ID: 829656), "Colorful 10-Minute Glaze with the Microwave," then you will have 4 hot veggies.