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Spiced Butter Garlic Baked Potato

Spiced Butter Garlic Baked Potato

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Serves: 3-4 medium potatoes potatoes Cooking Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 3-4 medium potatoes potatoes
  • 3 TBsps butter
  • 2 TBsps olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 tsp paprika/chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup grated cheese (I used parmesan)
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 220 C/450 F

2

Start by making slits in the potatoes, place chopsticks/wooden spoons below the potato to help guide you

3

Make the slits, leaving 1/2 an inch uncut so as to hold the potato together

4

Melt butter with olive oil in a pan

5

Add the chopped garlic, once the garlic starts sizzling turn the heat off and let the mixture sit for 10-15 minutes

6

Add the paprika/chilli powder, nutmeg, pepper and any other spice you'd like to this mixture

7

Strain the mixture and drizzle it all over the potatoes, make sure it gets inside the slits you make

8

Sprinkle salt properly (this depends on how salty your cheese is)

9

Stuff the potato with grated/sliced cheese of your choice

10

Place on a baking tray lined with parchment and bake at 220 C for 30 minutes

11

Lower the oven temperature to 180 C and bake for another 30 minutes or until potato is cooked through (when you insert a knife in the potato it should come out without any resistance

12

Enjoy with sour cream/greek yogurt/mayo!

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