5 different ways to make a baked potato with cannabutter

Published Oct 28, 2019 01:00 p.m. ET
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Most potato lovers spend years trying to perfect the fastest and most delicious baked potato recipe, and the answer as to which one is best will depend on who you ask. Everyone likes a different texture, crisp and tender combination in a baked potato, and to find the one that you’d like most, it will help to know of different ways to make one.

The best part about a good baked potato recipe is that, with a small dash of cannabutter, it takes mere seconds to infuse these delicious morsels, making instant edibles a reality. Here, you will find 5 of the most popular ways to cook a baked potato, along with the ideal measurement of cannabutter per serving.

1. Oven-baked potato

Ingredients

  • 1 potato
  • 1 teaspoon of cannabutter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tools

  • Aluminum foil
  • Baking pan
  • Fork
  • Tongs

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.

  2. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  3. Prepare the potatoes by washing them, poking some holes for air to escape with a fork, then rubbing 1\2 of the cannabutter into the skin.

  4. Add salt and pepper which will stick to the cannabutter, then bake the potato in the oven for 60 minutes. As the potatoes cook, be sure to turn them every 20 minutes for an even, crispy outer layer.

  5. Once the baked potato is cooked, it can be cut open and slathered in the remaining cannabutter before serving.

2. Slow cooker baked potato

Ingredients

  • 1 potato
  • 1 teaspoon of cannabutter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tools

  • Slow cooker
  • Tongs
  • Aluminum foil
  • Fork

Instructions

  1. Use a fork to prick the potato after it’s been scrubbed clean.

  2. Rub 1\2 of the cannabutter into the potato skin, then wrap it in a secure layer of aluminum foil.

  3. Place the wrapped potato into a slow cooker and set it to the highest cooking setting.

  4. Cook the potato for 5 hours, then remove it from the aluminum and top with the remaining cannabutter.

3. Microwave baked potato

Microwaves are incredibly powerful cooking machines, but they also degrade cannabinoids at a rapid rate, so if you choose this baked potato recipe, then it is important to wait until it’s been cooked to add the cannabutter.

Ingredients

  • 1 potato
  • 1 teaspoon of cannabutter
  • ¼ teaspoon of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tools

  • Microwave-safe plate
  • Microwave
  • Fork

Instructions

  1. Start by washing the potato thoroughly, then use a small amount of olive oil to rub onto the skin.

  2. Use a fork to poke holes all around the potato to release air, otherwise, it might explode before it is thoroughly cooked.

  3. Microwave the potato on a microwave-safe dish for 5 minutes.

  4. Flip the potato then cook for an addition 5 minutes.

  5. Serve the baked potato with a hearty helping of cannabutter as a topping.

4. Grilled baked potato

Ingredients

  • 1 potato
  • 1 teaspoon of cannabutter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tools

  • Sauce brush
  • Bowl
  • Aluminum foil
  • Spatula

Instructions

  1. Preheat a grill while you prepare the potato.

  2. Wash the veggie well then cut it in half.

  3. place 1/2 of the cannabutter in between the potato halves, and season it with some salt and pepper.

  4. Close the two pieces together, then wrap the potato in aluminum foil before tossing it onto the grill.

  5. Flip the potato every 15 minutes while you allow it to cook for 45 minutes.

  6. Unwrap the baked potato and it is ready to serve as it without any alterations.

5. Instant pot baked potato

Ingredients

  • 1 potato
  • 1 teaspoon of cannabutter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tools

  • Instant pot
  • Tongs

Instructions

  1. Scrub the potato well before placing it into an instant pot rack, hanging just outside of the water.

  2. Close the lid and set it to cook on high for 10 minutes.

  3. Let the steam from the machine release, then remove the potato from the instant pot.

  4. Slice open the potato and add salt, pepper and cannabutter before serving.

How to make cannabutter

Cannabutter is an easy pot-infused ingredient to use for creating edibles, but unfortunately, not everyone has access to a trustworthy supplier of this kind of product. If you are unable to make cannabutter, then cannabis oil can work as an easy, equally measured alternative, and if you just don’t know how to make cannabutter, then feel free to check out our top 3 easy cannabutter recipes for beginners.

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