Domestocrat’s Fancy Baked Potato (serves 2)
2 medium white potatoes
5 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
2 tsp. EVOO, divided
1 tbsp. butter, divided
Salt & pepper to taste
Wash each potato and carefully cut thin slices throughout without cutting all the way through the potato. If you slip up and cut through a piece it’s ok, I have it covered – keep reading.
Thinly slice the garlic as well.
I created a little tinfoil boat for each potato (to hold them together, especially if you slice all the way through by accident, and to keep all the garlic/oil/etc. inside). Insert a slice of garlic into each potato slice.
Next, drizzle each potato with 1 tsp. EVOO and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Roast on 450 degrees for 50-60 minutes until the potatoes are browned and fork tender.
When you are ready to serve, top each potato with 1/2 tbsp. butter.
Basically these potatoes are nothing but a simple baked potato. However, I think the partial slicing and garlic slivers make it fancy.
We had these fancy baked potatoes for Easter dinner on Sunday with a Veggie & Egg Tower of Power. So good!