Salt-Baked Potatoes - Rachael Ray In Season

Salt-Baked Potatoes

Salt-Baked Potatoes
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  • 8Servings


  • 3 cups kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 8 small baking potatoes (6 to 8 oz. each), scrubbed and dried
  • butter, for serving


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees . In a 9-by-13-inch baking pan, mix the salt and oregano; spread in an even layer. Nestle the potatoes in the salt, 1 or 2 inches apart.

Bake until the potatoes are tender when pierced with the tip of a knife, about 1 1/2 hours. Scrape off the salt and arrange the potatoes on a platter. Slice open, top with butter and season with salt and pepper.