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Microwave Baked Potato

Microwave Baked Potato

303 Ratings
303 Ratings
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Microwave Baked Potato
Makes: 1 serving
Total Cost: $$$$

This dish is a great way to enjoy a piping hot baked potato, without even turning on your oven. 

Ingredients

  • 1 potato

Directions

Number of Potatoes

Time

1

7-8 minutes or until soft

2-3

10-12 minutes or until soft

4-5

14-18 minutes or until soft

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Scrub potato. Prick several times with a fork or knife.
  3. Place on microwave safe plate.
  4. Cook according to table above.
  5. Turn halfway through cooking.
  6. Let potato rest for 1-3 minutes
  7. Add seasonings and toppings as desired.

 

 

Source:

Montana State University Extension, Nutrition Education Programs.
 

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 potato (299g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 164
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 13 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 26 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 897 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 164
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 26 mg
Potassium 897 mg
Sodium 13 mg
Copper 230 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 49 mg
Phosphorus 121 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 0 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.6 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 42 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 34 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 26 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/2 cups

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My potatoes were perfect. It can�t get any easier than this.
02/03/19
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