No Foil Baked Potato

Making an oven baked potato without foil is easy to do! No foil is needed for this simple no foil baked potato recipe for cooked perfectly at 400F.

You can put baked potatoes straight in the oven and it is actually quite easy to do. These no foil baked potatoes provide even better baked potatoes than wrapping them in foil.


olive oil salt Russet potatoes

Healthy side dish

Baked potatoes are a nutritious vegetable side dish full of vitamins and fiber.


Preheat the oven to 400F. Wash the outside skin thoroughly with water and a vegetable scrub brush and poke with a fork.

Drizzle olive oil over the skin and season with salt. Rub the salty oil all over the skin.


Place prepared potatoes directly on the oven rack. Place a baking or sheet pan directly under the oven rack holding the potatoes to capture any drippings.



Bake potatoes at 400F for 50-110 minutes, depending on the size. Potatoes are cooked when a fork easily pierces the skin.

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