Quick & Easy Tasty Jacket Potatoes

Recipe by garymartin
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • start by washing & then pricking your potato with a fork or knife.
  • 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.
  • in the meantime, take a sheet of kitchen foil & place a large knob of butter in the middle.
  • finely chop the garlic & onion & sprinkle half of each on top of the butter in the middle of the foil.
  • 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.
  • place in a pre-heated oven for 1 hour approx' or until the potato is thoroughly cooked.
  • 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.
  • serve with whatever takes your fancy at the time -- delicious! -- .