Baked potato with cheese

Baked potato with cheese
Makes: 4portions
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  • 4 potatoes
  • 150 gr cheese
  • 50 ml olive oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ºC.
  2. Scrub the potatoes clean.
  3. Slice straight down into the potato, but stop just short of cutting all the way through.
  4. Continue slicing the potato at 3 mm interval.
  5. Carefully, pull the slices apart just enough to place some cheese between them.
  6. Place them on a tray lined with baking paper.
  7. Brush the outside before baking.
  8. Bake the potatoes for 40 min or until they are cooked through, the flesh is soft and the cheese has melted
  9. These potatoes are best straight from the oven while the edges are at their crispiest.
Stuff to know
When slicing the potato, you can rest the potato on a large serving spoon to use as a guide so you don´t cut through.
Use the cheese you like, cheddar, Grano padano, etc.
Add a touch of paprika powder.
The exact baking time will depend on the size of the potatoes.