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Easy Baked Potatoes

  • Ready Time: 50min
    1 Review
  • Prep Time: 5min
    Cook Time: 45min
  • Potato Type: Russet
  • Serves: 4
    Prep Method: Baked
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Recipe by: Emilie Hebert

Learn how to cook the perfect baked potatoes every time with this easy recipe. No hassle required! Top with a dab of dairy-free butter for ultimate flavor.


Prep Time: 5min | Cook Time: 45min

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Place potatoes on a baking sheet. Bake for 45-50 minutes, until fork tender.
  3. Slice open each potato. Place 1 Tablespoon dairy-free butter in the center of each potato.



Taco Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Switch up your taco night with these wholesome Taco Stuffed Baked Potatoes! Use leftover baked potatoes to whip up this flavorful dinner in an additional 10 minutes from the recipe above (serves 4).


  • 4 medium russet potatoes, baked
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • ¼ cup salsa
  • ¼ cup dairy-free shredded cheese
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish


  1. In a medium bowl, add black beans, chili powder, cumin, and salt. Stir to combine.
  2. Stuff each potato with ¼ of each topping: ½ cup lettuce, ½ cup black beans, ¼ avocado, 1 tablespoon salsa, and 1 tablespoon dairy-free cheese. Sprinkle with cilantro.


Never baked a potato before?  See our How to Bake a Potato Page


1 Review

Michael Serkin-Poole 6 months ago

Excellent recipe! It gave me ideas about other ways to bake a potato.

Michael Serkin-Poole 6 months ago

Excellent recipe! It gave me ideas about other ways to bake a potato.

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