Microwave Sliced Baked Potatoes

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  • Place handle of a spoon or table knife alongside the potato to prevent your knife from slicing all the way.
  • Place potatoes in a micro-safe dish or pan.
  • Sprinkle with melted butter and chopped parsley, chives or sage.
  • Microwave on HIGH power for 10 minutes, rearranging the potatoes after 5 minutes.
  • Let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with grated cheddar and parmesan cheese.
  • Microwave for another 4 to 6 minutes at HIGH power until cheeses are melted and potatoes are soft.
  • Sprinkle with salt.
  • Serve potatoes as a side dish or as a main dish with just a salad.

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  1. pgarrison12
    I made this according to the directions, but the potatoes were way overcooked. It was probably just me. I'll definitely try these again, just cook for less time than the recipe calls for.
  2. Cristina
    I am writing from Romania. Absolutely delicious! And so easy to make. I used thyme and it was excellent. Next time I think I will try rosemary. Thank you so much for sharing.
  3. Esraa A.
    it tasted great ! i had to decrease cooking time though . thank you anyway *.* greetings from Egypt ol
  4. Ginny Sue
    We really enjoyed these. Not only do they taste wonderful, but they look so fancy too. And yet they are very quick and easy to make. I used dried herbs, using one teaspoon each of italian herbs and parsley. I liked the technique of using a spoon to keep from slicing all the way through the potato - I used a wooden spoon.
  5. GirlyJu
    I've made this recipe a dozen times, and it always turns out great. The fresher the Parmesan, the better the taste. thanks for the post!


  1. MikosMom
    Great way to dress up baked potatoes! I used Cavender's Greek Seasoning in place of the herbs. I'll definitely make these again!! Thanks Toolbelt Diva!


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