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garlic sprinkled baked potato in crispy skins

Recipe by
Joanne Hendriksen

A simply delicious stand alone or can be used as a side. No Oils or butters Needed with this naturally delicious Baked rustic mash Baked Potato Another delicious low-calorie creation by Joanne

yield 2
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For garlic sprinkled baked potato in crispy skins

  • 2 lg
    baking potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 sprig
  • 3 clove
  • dash
    cayenne pepper & paprika
  • dash
    sea salt & ground pepper

How To Make garlic sprinkled baked potato in crispy skins

  • 1
    Wash large potato then set aside to dry
  • 2
    Preheat oven 400 degrees 15 minutes
  • 3
    wrap each potato in aluminum foil
  • 4
    Place potato in oven-Bake at 375 degrees for 2 hrs.
  • 5
    Remove from oven when soft
  • 6
    Cool 10 minutes then scoop out softened potato leaving 1/8 skin for baking crisp
  • 7
    Place on pan with sides touching to insure baking into the shape of a bowl
  • 8
    Bake for 1 hr. on low 250 degrees be careful not to burn
  • 9
    Remove from pan then place on rack for additional 20-35 minute bake on 200 degrees until golden brown
  • 10
    While boats are crisping mash potato mixture with fork add 1 Tbls. mayonnaise
  • 11
    chop fresh chives with very small scallion slices set aside for topping
  • 12
    Microwave whole garlic according to size between 8-12 seconds. Careful not to cook into a mash as you want this garlic for slicing small
  • 13
    peel away skin of garlic then run cold water to cool immediately to stop the cooking process
  • 14
    grate garlics into slices
  • 15
    place garlic slices & 1/2 of the thin sliced scallion on pan with space in between
  • 16
    Bake on 350 degrees for approximately 10 minutes
  • 17
    While baking garlic slices top potatoes mixture with fresh chives and season with sea salt, cayenne pepper, black pepper, and paprika
  • 18
    Remove garlic toasties from oven then cool and press to crunch into crunchies for topping-top with toasted scallion slices for both taste & presentation
  • 19
    Place mashed potatoes into Potato Skins and top with crunchies to taste
  • 20
    Cover with foil and return to oven at 250 degrees to warm-Serve while hot