Perfect Baked Potato Recipe

This baked potato recipe will teach you all you need to know to make the fluffiest and crispiest baked potato on the planet. Get the butter and sour cream ready!


– 3 large potato – 3 tbsp olive oil – 3 tsp salt


Adjust the rack in your oven to the middle position. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Rinse and scrub the potato under cold running water.


Pierce the potato several times with a fork or sharp knife, making holes that are about 1 inch apart.


Rub the potato with olive oil and sprinkle it with coarse salt on all the sides. Bake it for 45 minutes, or until it's easily pierced with a fork.

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