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Recipe

Make Your Own Baked Potatoes With Special Sauce

  • Yield: 4 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large Idaho potatoes, scrubbed (2 1/2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Approximately 3/4 cup Special Sauce
  • SPECIAL SAUCE:
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon Baby Bam

Directions

  • Make sure the oven rack is in the center position and preheat the oven to 425?F.
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Scrub the potatoes well under running water with a vegetable brush. Dry the potatoes with a paper towel, then place them on the lined baking sheet. Using your hands, rub each potato with oil, then sprinkle on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Place the potatoes in the oven and bake until fork-tender, about 1 hour.
  • Using oven mitts or pot holders, remove the baking sheet from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes. Carefully transfer the hot potatoes to a plate and serve with the Special Sauce.
  • Donít pick up the hot potatoes with your bare hands!
  • SPECIAL SAUCE: In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients.
  • Stir with a spoon to blend.
  • Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate until needed, up to 2 days.
  • Yield: about 3/4 cup
  • Some other kicked-up topping ideas are grated Cheddar cheese, crumbled crispy bacon, chopped ham, and cooked chopped broccoli.