Easy Microwave Potato

Easy Microwave Potato


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These potatoes are so easy to make in the microwave. I top them with anything I have laying around the house like diced ham, cream cheese and especially leftover chilli.

homeboy Tasmania, Australia

Makes: 1 potato

  • 1 large potato
  • 1 chunck of butter
  • 1 hand full of grated cheese

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Scrub the potato then prick them with a fork. Cook the potatoes in the microwave for 5 minutes on high.
  2. Turn the potatoes over and cook for another 5 minutes on high.
  3. Cut a cross into the potato and pinch with both hands to push the soft potato center up.
  4. Push the butter into the soft potato.
  5. Add the cheese (and anything else you have laying around) then return to the microwave for 30 seconds or until the cheese is melted.

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Very easy to make for one. - 09 Nov 2012


Seriously it is a microwave baked potato, how could you go wrong? - 26 Oct 2011

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