Baked Jacket Potato Recipe

By the wlr team

This is a recipe to help you get that perfect jacket potato. A low calorie, low fat base for a great lunch or dinner, serve with beans or a salad, or any topping of your choice.

  • Recipe makes: 1 serving
  • Prep time:
    5 mins
  • Cook time: 1 hr 30 mins
  • Calories: 185
    per serving


  • 1 medium baking potato
  • ½ tsp olive oil

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Preheat oven to 190°C / Gas Mark 5 / 375°F

  1. Wash the potato and pierce all over with a fork or sharp knife. Rub with a little olive oil and a pinch of salt.
  2. Once the oven is at temperature place the potato on a baking tray in the centre of the oven.
  3. Your Potato will need to bake for 60-90 minutes.
  4. When the potato is cooked (you can check this by trying to slide a knife into it - if it glides in easily it's done), cut in half and arrange on your plate.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)185
Carbohydrate (g)37.2
Fat (g)2.6
Protein (g)4.3
Fibre (g)4.7
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg0.0

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