Garlic Hasselback Potatoes
This fancy version of a baked potato looks impressive. You can add shredded cheese and bacon to make a loaded baked potato.
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
4 medium potatoes, washed
1 stick of butter, softened
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 t. kosher salt
1/2 t. fresh cracked pepper
sour cream and chives, if desired
Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
Mix butter and garlic together. form into a log shape and place in the freezer.
Cut potatoes in 1/4 inch slices, being careful not to cut all the way down so that the potato does not fall apart. An electric knife makes cutting the potato easy.
Remove butter from freezer and slice the butter into slices. Tuck the butter slices between the cuts on the potatoes. Bake the potatoes for 1 hour.
Top with sour cream and chives.