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Baked Potatoes - Potatoes are perfect for camping, they don't take up space in the cooler and cooked in foil they are easy to prepare.
Also known as: stuffed potatoes
Ingredients[edit | edit source]
- 1 large baking potato
- cooking oil
- salt and butter or sour cream (optional)
- other possible toppings: spicy beans, avocado, salsa, mushrooms, grated cheese ... whatever is left in the fridge!
Procedure[edit | edit source]
Prepare the potato[edit | edit source]
- Scrub potato and pierce the skin all over with a fork.
Camp[edit | edit source]
- Wrap in lightly oiled heavy-duty foil and seal.
- Cook over medium-hot coals for 45 minutes or until soft.
- Serve with salt and butter or sour cream .
Microwave[edit | edit source]
- Clean and prepare potatoes as above, but wrap them in waxed paper, NOT foil.
- Place a piece of paper towel in the microwave and microwave potatoes on high for 8 minutes. Note: potatoes will be extremely hot when finished.
- Cut potato into four and serve with toppings of your choice.
- Before putting the potato in the microwave be sure to poke it with a fork to make sure it is cooked evenly.
Oven[edit | edit source]
- Preheat Oven to 190°C (375°F)
- Clean and prepare potatoes as above.
- Place the potatoes in the oven.
- Cook for one hour.
- Remove when cooked. Puncture potato and separate skin from flesh.
Warning[edit | edit source]
- When cooking is initially completed, handle the hot potato with care.