Easy Baked Potato Perfection

Easy Baked Potato Perfection

If you’re looking for the ultimate comfort food, you’ve found it – our Easy Baked Potato Perfection recipe is a crowd-pleaser. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, these baked potatoes are the epitome of comfort. Whether you’re serving them as a side dish or enjoying them as a satisfying main course, these potatoes will leave everyone craving for more.


  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Scrub the potatoes and dry them thoroughly.
  2. Rub each potato with olive oil and then sprinkle with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  3. Place the potatoes directly on the oven rack and bake for about 60-75 minutes or until they are tender on the inside and crisp on the outside.
  4. Remove the potatoes from the oven and let them cool slightly. Slice them open and fluff the insides with a fork.
  5. Sprinkle each potato with cheddar cheese, then return them to the oven for an additional 5-10 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Top each potato with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of fresh chives.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

These Easy Baked Potatoes are a simple and delicious way to enjoy a classic side dish. Perfectly crispy with a fluffy interior, they’re the ultimate comfort food.

Nutrition information: (per serving) Calories: 315, Total Fat: 11g, Carbohydrates: 46g, Protein: 9g

Our Easy Baked Potato Perfection recipe is sure to become a family favorite. The enticing aroma of potatoes baking in the oven is just the beginning of this delightful culinary journey. The combination of fluffy potato insides and crispy, seasoned skin is pure bliss. The cheddar cheese adds a rich and savory flavor, while the sour cream and chives provide a cool and fresh contrast. You can’t go wrong with this classic comfort food.
So, whether you’re planning a cozy family dinner or just looking for a satisfying side dish, our Easy Baked Potato Perfection is the answer. Try this recipe once, and you’ll find yourself making it again and again. It’s a potato lover’s dream come true, and it’s perfect for any occasion. Enjoy!

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