Survival Series: How to Make The Ultimate Baked Potato

Aashna Ahuja, NDTV  |  Updated: October 06, 2017 18:03 IST

Survival Series: How to Make The Ultimate Baked Potato
It’s true, baked potato is the ultimate comfort food, and there’s nothing more satisfying or scrumptious. It’s a favourite of many all year round, from crispy skin to a pillowy center, mind blowing toppings to basic salt and pepper. The golden rule of this simple snack, you may ask? Always (and we mean always) prick the potato.

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All you need is olive oil, salt and pepper to make this baked potato oh so delicious. Tip: You can even spruce it with some cheese before throwing it in the oven.

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We bring you the simplest recipe ever:
1.    Preheat the oven to 200 degress Celsius.
2.    Baste the baked potato with olive oil.
3.    Then sprinkle salt and pepper, and prick with a fork.
4.    Wrap in foil and cook in the oven for 50 minutes.
5.    Voila, your baked potato is ready! Serve with a simple splat of butter and you’re good to go.

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