Don’t we all just love potatoes? Generally, potatoes have always been a personal favorite. You can do so much with a potato.
I won’t go into the details because if I do I would not be able to stop, so let’s just focus on today’s super amazing recipe.
This recipe is all about potatoes, with very few ingredients added to it. These baked potatoes are quite easy to make and the best part is that they can be served with all your meals, including breakfast.
You can use it as a side but if you are a potato lover like me you can eat them as your main meal.
You can serve the baked potatoes with eggs and bacon for breakfast. This way, your family can have a filling breakfast that will give them the energy to kick start their day. For lunch and dinner, serve them with a juicy steak, chicken, pork, or meatloaf.
Avoid serving them with other starchy dishes like rice. If you are going for a healthier option, serve them with a green salad, preferably one with a creamy dressing.
To Make this KETO, ensure you limit the potato portions. i.e Potato (1 medium): 33 g net carbs (37 g total carbs)
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Why go for this recipe?
This recipe has very few ingredients which make it cost-effective and also saves you a lot of time in the kitchen. The potatoes are soft and creamy on the inside and crispy on the edges.
Potatoes are also very filling and generally make a wholesome meal. Potatoes are a good source of vitamins C, B6, manganese, phosphorus, and pantothenic acid. They help with digestion due to their high fiber content.
You can also vary the seasoning based on what is in your spice cupboard to achieve any desired taste since potatoes go great with pretty much anything.
This, therefore, gives you room to get creative for the best results.
SLICED BAKED POTATOES WITH CHEESE
4 large potatoes
2 finely chopped green onions
1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Spray your baking dish with spray and set it aside.
Wash and slice the potatoes. Each slice should be approximately ¼ inch thick.
Place the potatoes in the baking dish you set aside and cover it with a paper towel.
Microwave the potatoes on high for approximately 5 minutes or until the potatoes are almost soft.
If you don’t have a microwave, place the potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and cook on medium-high until it boils then drain the potatoes and lay them in your baking dish.
This is called the top stove method.
Remove the potatoes from the microwave and lightly brush them with olive oil.
Sprinkle them with cheese, green onions, garlic, and paprika or any other seasoning of your choice.
Bake the potatoes in your preheated oven for 10 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and the potatoes soft.
Serve them hot on the side of any lunch or dinner dish and enjoy.