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

The Veggie King Microwave Baked Potato Recipe

The Veggie King Baked Potato Recipe| hurrythefoodup.com

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| hurrythefoodup.com
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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 415kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large potato
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 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
  • salt and pepper to taste

Optional:

    Instructions 

    • 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 water 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.
    • Season the potato with salt and pepper.
    • Pour the veggie medley over the potato.
    • Enjoy!

    Nutrition

    Nutrition Facts
    The Veggie King
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 415 Calories from Fat 63
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 7g11%
    Saturated Fat 1g6%
    Sodium 2364mg103%
    Potassium 2174mg62%
    Carbohydrates 83g28%
    Fiber 14g58%
    Sugar 10g11%
    Protein 12g24%
    Vitamin A 5509IU110%
    Vitamin C 168mg204%
    Calcium 76mg8%
    Iron 5mg28%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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    About Dave

    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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