Savory Baked Potato – Kid Friendly Recipe, Videos

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How To Make Savory Baked Potato


In this video lesson, Chef Sydney will show you how to make perfect, oven-baked potatoes.


  • Tin Foil
  • Roasting Pan or Tray


  • Put fixings in small dishes with spoons for serving



  • Wrap the potatoes in tin foil. Place on a tray in the oven for 1 hour at 350 degrees. 
Wrap the potatoes in tin foil_

Wrap the potatoes in tin foil

  • After 1 hour, check with a fork by poking the potato. If the fork enters the potato easily, it's done.
Check the doneness of the potato

Check the doneness of the potato

  • Using an oven mitt to hold the potato, cut an opening on the potato through the tin foil 
Check the doneness of the potato

Check the doneness of the potato

  • With oven mitts in both hands, push the potato in from either end to smush a little and create an opening to add your fixings. 
Smush to create space for your filling_

Smush the potato to create space for your filling


Baked Potato with Butter and Chives


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Savory Baked Potato Nutritional Highlights

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  • Potatoes, especially when the skin is left on and consumed, are a great source of Vitamin C and potassium, which help to increase immune function and help you maintain a healthy heart.


  • This dairy product is high and fat and should be enjoyed in moderation, but research suggests that it consuming small amounts daily may be good for promoting heart health.

Sour Cream 

  • Since sour cream is consumed in small servings, it can easily be a part of a healthy diet. This dairy product contains small amounts of protein and fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K, which help support a variety of different functions throughout the body. 


  • A close relative to the onion, chives are rich in Vitamin C and Potassium. These help to increase immune function, digestion and help maintain a healthy heart.

Cheddar Cheese

  • Like most cheeses, Cheddar is high in protein, which helps our bodies build muscle. It's also high in Vitamin A and Calcium, which helps build strong bones.

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