Cooking Baked Potatoes in the Oven
Potatoes are perhaps the most favorite side dish for many people. Properly cooked, it turns out very tasty and not at all harmful to the figure. Those who are in a hurry to cook dinner quickly can make baked potatoes in the microwave, but the best taste is to bake it in the oven. So potatoes turn out especially fragrant and friable.
Whole baked potatoes
The easiest option - roasting in the uniform. Take the potatoes and wash them thoroughly with a brush. It is best to take a young medium-sized potato, it is baked faster, and the skin is completely tender. Pierce each tuber with a fork, put on a baking sheet, greased, and bake for an hour at 180 degrees. Make sure that the potatoes are ready, you can use a knife. The resulting dish will be an excellent side dish for meat or fish, especially in combination with a salad of fresh vegetables or pickled cucumbers.
Rustic baked potatoes in the oven
Very tasty potato turns out in a rustic way - slices baked in spices. Take the young tubers, carefully wash with a brush, cut each into four or eight pieces. Put in a saucepan and cook for two minutes in salted water. Drain, preheat the oven to 220 degrees. Cover the baking sheet or grate with foil smeared with olive oil and spices, place the potato wedges on the foil, salt and pepper. Bake for about half an hour. The lobules should turn golden and rosy. If desired, you can pin small pieces of bacon to each potato with toothpicks. From the heat, the aromatic fat will melt and soak into the potatoes, and on top you get a crispy, crusty crust.
Spicy Baked Potatoes in the Oven
Lovers of spices and spices can try to cook potatoes with cumin. Take a few tubers, vegetable oil, cumin. Wash potatoes thoroughly and cut into slices. Mix with butter and cumin, salt and put in a form, greased with vegetable or butter. Bake an hour at 220 degrees. Serve this dish is especially tasty with a sauce of sour cream, herbs and grated garlic.
Baked potatoes in the oven with meat
Cut the meat into small pieces, cut the onions into rings. Put in a bowl and salt. Pour marinade from mayonnaise, sauce or tomato juice and leave for an hour in the cold. Cut potatoes into circles and place in a baking dish, pre-oiled. On top of it, grate the cheese on a fine grater, and then lay out the meat. Bake for about an hour and a half until the dish is fully cooked.
Baked potatoes in the oven with sour cream
This quick dish turns out very tasty and is suitable even for a festive dinner. Take two kilograms of potatoes, salt, 150 grams of sour cream, 200 grams of champignons, a couple of tablespoons of tomato ketchup, spices. Cut potatoes into cubes, add mushrooms cut into thin slices, ketchup, sour cream, spices and salt. Put the mixture on a baking tray covered with oiled foil. Cover the dish with it and top. Bake for about half an hour at a temperature of 220 degrees. You can check the readiness of the dish with a knife. A couple of minutes before the end of cooking, the foil should be removed so that the potatoes are fried. Before serving, the dish can be decorated with fresh herbs.