Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

Baked potatoes in half the time, no additional flavoring required.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice potatoes in half lengthwise and pierce the meat using a fork or knife. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. While preheating oven add 3-4 tablespoons butter or margarine to a baking sheet or baking dish and melt in oven (for 4 potato halves, you should have a liberal amount of butter or margarine coating the bottom).
  2. When butter is melted remove pan and add a liberal amount of garlic salt. Add parsley, and place potatoes face down in butter.
  3. Bake until potatoes are tender and meat of potato is browned (approximately 35-40 minutes for medium sized Russet Potatoes).
  4. Can be done in Microwave (approximately 15 minutes but check frequently).


Most Helpful

This is a great, quicker way to enjoy a baked potato. I followed another reviewer's suggestion and added grated Parmesan to the melted butter.

Julie F March 17, 2013

Fabulous! Will be making this again; my husband really gobbled these down. I did add grated Parmesan to the butter.

Sage January 25, 2012

Fabulous tasting potatoes and I love the shorter baking time. I baked them at a higher temperature - big mistake - because I had chicken baking at the same time. Consequently, the butter burned a little and the potatoes were way too browned. Also, the parsley blackened, so I will omit that altogether next time. I will definitely make these again - the right way because they were so delicious! Thanks for the recipe.

Marie October 28, 2008

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