Quick & Easy Tasty Jacket Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by garymartin

quick, easy, tasty - but that's enough about me... this recipe is really good & fairly quick for people on the go... comfort food you could say!...

Top Review by Berts Kitchen Witch

This is a different and tasty way to do traditional baked potatoes. DH did add sour cream to his when it was served up, but other than that I made it as written. We enjoyed them very much!I love the garlic cooked with it. Thanks for sharing the recipe! *Made for PAC.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. start by washing & then pricking your potato with a fork or knife.
  2. pat the potato dry with a piece of kitchen towell & then microwave on high heat for 4-5 minutes approx' - depending on the size of the potato & wattage of your microwave.
  3. in the meantime, take a sheet of kitchen foil & place a large knob of butter in the middle.
  4. finely chop the garlic & onion & sprinkle half of each on top of the butter in the middle of the foil.
  5. place the potato on top of the butter, onion & garlic, then repeat on top of the potato - butter, garlic & onion. season if desired then wrap up tightly.
  6. place in a pre-heated oven for 1 hour approx' or until the potato is thoroughly cooked.
  7. when done, slice open, mash more butter into the potato, add the onions onto the potato & grate a generous amount of cheese over the top. season to taste if desired.
  8. serve with whatever takes your fancy at the time -- delicious! -- .

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