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No Boo-Hoo Baked Potatoes

Photo: Randy Mayor
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 potato)

Ingredients

  • 4 baking potatoes (about 6 ounces each)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

Nutrition Information

  • calories 237
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 4.7 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 3.3 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 4.2 g
  • carbohydrate 45.6 g
  • fiber 3.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 600 mg
  • calcium 34 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Cut 1 potato lengthwise into quarters; place on a 12-inch square piece of foil. Brush cut sides of potato with 1 teaspoon oil. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon basil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon oregano, and a dash of pepper. Top each with 2 tablespoons onion and 3/4 teaspoon garlic. Reassemble potato; tightly wrap potato in foil. Repeat procedure with remaining potatoes and ingredients. Nestle potatoes in coals or on briquettes; grill for 1 hour or until tender, turning every 15 minutes.

  3. Note: To prepare potatoes in a conventional oven, preheat oven to 475º. Place foil-wrapped potatoes on bottom rack in oven. Bake at 475º for 1 hour or until tender.