The Veggie King Microwave Baked Potato Recipe | Hurry The Food Up

The Veggie King Microwave Baked Potato Recipe

The Veggie King Baked Potato Recipe|

Go wild and cook up your favourite veggies. We love grilled or fried zucchini, bell peppers, carrots, onion, mushrooms, corn and chili peppers. Cook them simply in a pan with a few herbs or spices (this fajita mix is perfect) or in a sauce (like this simple salsa).

Getting a baked potato just right is rewarding in itself. It’s surprisingly easy to do and the cooking instructions are included in the recipe card below. For more extensive instructions as well as a load more topping ideas, please see our main microwave baked potato post.

The Veggie King Microwave Baked Potato Recipe|
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The Veggie King

So many vegetables, so little time to make. Hit your nutrient and vitamin count for the day with ease. No need to spend loads of time doing it, either.
Cuisine Vegan, Vegetarian
Time 20 minutes
Prep Time 9 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 477kcal


  • 1 large potato
  • ½ zucchini
  • ½ bell pepper, red
  • ¼ cup corn
  • 1 tbsp fajita spice mix (or 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp paprika and ¼ tsp salt)
  • cup water



  • Microwave the large potato for nine minutes. A medium potato needs seven minutes and a small potato needs five minutes. To add extra potatoes allow an extra four minutes for a large potato, three minutes for a medium potato and two minutes for a small potato. This is using a 1000w microwave – adjust for slightly longer or shorter if yours is a higher or lower power. Don't forget to pierce the potatoes with a fork a few times.
  • Chop the zucchini and bell pepper into small pieces and fry in oil for about six minutes.
  • While frying add the spices (or the fajita spice mix) and ⅛ cup
    to the veg. Give it a good stir and add the corn for the last minute or so.
  • When ready, slice a deep groove through the middle of the potato in both directions. Repeat the process diagonally.
  • Add optional butter, salt and pepper to the potato.
  • Pour the veggie medley over the potato.
  • Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
The Veggie King
Amount Per Serving
Calories 477 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 2466mg107%
Potassium 2174mg62%
Carbohydrates 83g28%
Fiber 14g58%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 5864IU117%
Vitamin C 168mg204%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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From the UK to Germany with many stops along the way. Food without meat is the best type of food. And I plan to share it!

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