Oven Baked Potatoes

Oven Baked Potatoes

Oven baked potatoes are a simple and delicious side dish that can be enjoyed with a variety of toppings This recipe features medium-sized potatoes that are seasoned with olive oil , salt and black pepper then baked until tender and crispy Serve them hot with toppings like sour cream , grated cheese , chives or bacon bits for a satisfying and flavorful treat so here i am telling you a simple and delicious recipe for oven baked potatoes:


  • 4 medium-sized potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, grated cheese, chives, bacon bits


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Wash the potatoes thoroughly and pat them dry with a paper towel.
  3. Prick each potato several times with a fork to allow steam to escape while baking.
  4. Rub the potatoes with olive oil, making sure to coat them evenly.
  5. Sprinkle salt and black pepper over the potatoes, ensuring they are seasoned well.
  6. Place the potatoes directly on the middle rack of the oven or on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake for about 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the potatoes are tender and the skins are crispy.
  8. Remove the potatoes from the oven and allow them to cool slightly.
  9. Slice each potato open lengthwise and fluff the insides with a fork.
  10. Serve hot with your preferred toppings, such as sour cream, grated cheese, chives, or bacon bits.

Now Enjoy your oven baked potatoes with your family and friends,