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The Best Ever Baked Potatoes

These baked potatoes are the absolute best side dish! Fluffy potato on the inside and salty, crispy skin on the outside.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free, side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 potatoes
Calories 270kcal
Author Sara


  • 4 Russet Potatoes
  • 2 Tbls Avocado Oil or olive oil
  • 1 Tbls Salt
  • 2 Tbls Cooked Bacon chopped
  • 2 Tbls Fresh Chives chopped
  • 4 Tbls Sour Cream Use ghee for Whole30


  • Preheat oven to 425'F and line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Scrub each potato really well to get all of the dirt off and pat dry with paper towel or kitchen towel
    Poke each potato 2-3 times with a fork
    Rub with oil and season liberally with salt
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes (depending on the size of the potato)
    Should be tender in the middle and crispy on the outside
  • Once cooked, cut a slit in the top of the potato and fluff the inside with a fork
  • Top with sour cream, chives and chopped bacon
    Add more salt and pepper to taste


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 1825mg | Potassium: 928mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2mg