Jacket potatoes are baked potatoes with fluffy texture on the inside, crispy on the outside, and filled with a delicious dressing that can be butter, sour cream, gravy, baked beans, even ground meat, and more!
Today, we’re going to make jacket potatoes filled with butter, sour cream, and grated cheese topped with spring onion.
Did you know that…
The fiber in baked potatoes aids with digestion and vitamin B6 helps break down carbohydrates and improves metabolism. This winning combination can be great for weight loss and weight management. – Webmd
Ready? Let’s start making one!
Prepare all the ingredients
Remove any “bad” spots in the cleaned potatoes then poke holes in the potatoes to allow steam to escape
Wipe olive oil all over the potatoes
Microwave the potatoes for 3 minutes. Putting potatoes in the microwave lessens the baking time
Remove from the microwave
Place potatoes in baking dish
Bake the potatoes for 30 minutes at 375°F
Slice in the middle of the potato criss-cross
Press both ends of the potato to open it up
Place butter inside the potato then sour cream. Top with grated cheese and spring onions
Serve and enjoy!
Jacket Potatoes Recipe
- 3 pcs Small to medium size potatoes
- Sour Cream
- Grated Cheese
- Spring onions
- Prepare all the ingredients
- Remove any “bad” spots in the cleaned potatoes
- Poke holes in the potatoes to allow steam to escape
- Wipe olive oil all over the potatoes then microwave the potatoes for 3 minutes. Putting potatoes in the microwave lessens the baking time
- Remove from microwave then place potatoes in baking dish
- Bake the potatoes for 30 minutes at 375°F
- Slice in the middle of the potato criss-cross. Press both ends of the potato to open it up then place butter inside the potato then sour cream. Top with grated cheese and spring onions
- Serve and enjoy!
No, you shouldn’t wrap jacket potatoes in foil. Foil holds in moisture and steams the potatoes, resulting in a “boiled” taste and texture. To know more about this read here: Today
Jacket potatoes are called baked potatoes in America.
Yes. Eat the skin to capture all the natural nutrition of a russet potato. The potato skin has more nutrients than the interior of the potato. It has lots of fiber, about half of a medium potato’s fiber is from the skin. – Idaho