Potatoes Margherita

United States Potato Board
  • Yield: 4 servings


4medium (5- to 6-ounce) russet potatoes
1cup diced fresh yellow and/or red tomatoes
1/4cup chopped fresh basil
4teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
2tablespoons olive oil
-- Salt and pepper



  1. Preheat oven to 400F. 
  2. With fork, pierce potato skins in several places; bake 40 to 50 minutes, or until tender when tested with fork. 
  3. Or, microwave on HIGH 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender, adjusting time according to the wattage of your microwave. Slit and fluff hot potatoes and top each with tomatoes, basil, and oregano, dividing equally. Drizzle each with 1 1Ž2 teaspoons oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 177
  • Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 595mg
  • Potassium 593mg
  • Carbohydrate 27g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Protein 3g