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How to make a bake potato in the microwave

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Microwave potatoes are one of the most common and easiest dishes to make in a hurry. There’s something about them that just feels comforting, and they can be enjoyed in a variety of ways – as part of a hash, topped with melted cheese or ham, or simply microwaved with salt and pepper.

In this article, we’re going to show you how to make microwave potatoes in the simplest way possible – by using a pre-made potato masher. This is a quick, easy, and convenient way to get perfect microwave potatoes every time!

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Prepped the potatoes

I was looking for a way to make a bake potato in the microwave, and I found this recipe. I prepped the potatoes by peeling them, slicing them lengthwise, and then cutting them into small pieces. I then microwaved them on high for 3 minutes. They came out perfectly!

Prepping the potatoes before microwaving made them come out perfectly!

Put the potatoes in the microwave

Microwave potatoes for 3-4 minutes, or until cooked through. Enjoy!

Alternatively, you can bake the potatoes in the oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-40 minutes.

Enjoy your cooked potatoes!

Checked on the potatoes

How to make a bake potato in the microwave – this is perfect for those busy weeknights when you don’t have time to cook! Simply preheat your oven to 400 degrees F, then place the potatoes on a greased baking sheet. Microwave for 6-8 minutes or until tender. Enjoy!

Removed the potatoes from the microwave

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to bake a potato, the microwave is your best option! Simply remove the potatoes from the microwave and let them cool for a few minutes before cutting into them. The potatoes will be cooked through and tender when they are finished cooking in the microwave.

This method is great for those times when you don’t have time to bake a potato in the oven. Simply remove the potatoes from the microwave and they will be ready to eat in less than 10 minutes!

Enjoyed the baked potatoes!

Instructions:

1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Peel and slice a large potato into thin pieces.
3. Spread a layer of butter or margarine on top of the potato slices.
4. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and any other desired spices on top of the potatoes.
5. Place the potato slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned.
6. Serve immediately!