Crunchy Baked Potatoes
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Serves: 6
  • 6 medium potatoes
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 125 g butter
  • 125 g cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
  1. Wash and peel potatoes.
  2. Slice at 3 mm intervals, three-quarters of the way through to the bottom, so that the potato opens up.
  3. Melt butter in a baking dish.
  4. Roll potatoes in butter to coat evenly.
  5. Place in ovenproof dish in single layer, cut side up.
  6. Sprinkle with salt and paprika.
  7. Bake in a moderate oven, basting often for 45 minutes.
  8. Combine grated cheese and breadcrumbs.
  9. Sprinkle over potatoes, bake 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned.
Recipe by Australian Recipes and Cooking at