Cherokee Tribal Food Distribution Program

Baked Potatoes

Baked Potatoes

Course Dinner, Side Dish
Servings 4


  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • optional toppings spinach mushroom & onion / cottage cheese and salsa / chili cheese / broccoli cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Scrub potatoes thoroughly to remove dirt. Dry with a towel.
  • Place each potato on a piece of aluminum foil. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Wrap each potato tightly in foil and place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake 60-75 min or until tender when pierced with a fork.
  • Carefully unwrap potatoes. Slice each potato open lengthwise and fluff insides with a fork.
  • Load with choice of toppings.


Optional toppings:
Spinach Mushroom & Onion
In a skillet, saute mushrooms & onions in olive oil until tender. Add spinach and cook until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
Cottage Cheese & Salsa
Combine cottage cheese and your favorite salsa in a bowl and mix well.
Chili Cheese
Warm chili and top with shredded cheese.
Broccoli Cheese
Steam or microwave broccoli until tender. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.
Amount per serving (before toppings)
calories 181
total fat 12.7g 16%
saturated fat 1.8g 9%
cholesterol 0mg 0%
sodium 49mg 2%
total carbohydrates 16g 6%
dietary fiber 1.7g 6%
total sugars 0.8g
protein 2g
calcium 14mg 1%
iron 1mg 5%
potassium 412mg 9%
Keyword Potatoes

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