Potatoes make an important snack or facet dish to any essential meal. They are an important supply of carbs and that interprets to vitality for the physique and mind.
Sweet potatoes are sometimes inaccurately touted as superior to white potatoes. The reality is, you possibly can confidently use both white potatoes or candy potatoes—each are extremely nutritious.
How to make a easy baked potato:
- Preheat oven to 400 levels.
- Soak picket skewers in water for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, poke the potato throughout with a fork then microwave on excessive for 3-5 minutes till mushy sufficient to poke with skewer lengthwise.
- With a pointy knife begin at an angle and minimize all the way down to the skewer, persevering with to chop whereas rotating the potato away from you to make spiraled rows 1/2 aside.
- Fan out the potato and place it in a small baking dish.
- Brush melted butter and garlic on every potato.
- Bake for 25-35 minutes till crispy on the skin and tender on the within.
Natalie Sabin has a M.S. in Nutrition & Performance, is a Mayo Clinic skilled wellness coach, and Precision Nutrition Level 2 licensed. She has helped a whole lot of shoppers simplify diet and attain their objectives since she joined the Born Fitness crew in 2017.