Recipe – Jacket potatoes

Potatoes are full of goodness if treated right. Instead of making French fries at home, serve this healthy variation which requires no oil, but just microwave cooking.

Recipe - Jacket potato

Ingredients for jacket potatoes:

  • Small sized potatoes, washed well – 4
  •  A little butter
  •  Salt to taste

Method of making jacket potatoes: 

Puncture holes in the potatoes with a fork.

In a microwave safe bowl, put potatoes at the bottom and add water to cover up to 1/4th of the potatoes .

Microwave on high for 5 to 6 minutes till done.

After cooling, make 2 intersecting cuts on potato.

Top with butter or grated cheese. Sprinkle salt.

Serve when hot!

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