Microwave Sliced Potatoes
Do you need a quick and easy potato to fix for dinner? Try these Microwave Sliced Potatoes! The taste is fabulous and they are perfectly cooked every time. The combination of the herbs with the butter and two kinds of cheese…YUM! I used fresh herbs this time because they are growing in my garden. In the winter I use dried herbs instead. Either one tastes great!
Slice the potatoes with the wooden spoon
handle in front of the potato to stop you
from cutting through the potato all the
way. Don’t worry if you do slice through
though, because as you see in the picture,
I sliced through one. They will taste the
same if you cut through one I promise!
Place the potatoes in a microwave safe
dish big enough to keep the potatoes
from falling apart.
Using a spoon, drizzle the melted butter
over the slices pulling the slices apart
slightly so the butter gets in better.
Sprinkle the potatoes with the herbs.
Microwave on high for 10 minutes, turning
halfway through if your microwave
does not rotate when it cooks.
Let sit for 5 minutes in the microwave.
Carefully remove and sprinkle on
both kinds of cheese.
Microwave on high another 3-5 minutes
or until the cheese is completely melted.
Sprinkle with salt and serve.
Microwave Sliced Potatoes
- 2 large potatoes, washed and peeled
- 1/2 tsp salt
- pinch pepper
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1-2 Tbl fresh chopped herbs (or 1-2 tsp dried herbs) example: thyme-parsley-chives
- 2 Tbl shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 Tbl grated parmesan cheese
- Place potatoes on a cutting board. Place a wooden spoon handle in front of the potato. Slice through the potato being careful not to slice all the way through the potato. That’s where the spoon handle helps. It stops you from cutting all the way through.
- Place the sliced potatoes in a microwave safe dish that is just big enough to keep potatoes from falling apart.
- Use a spoon and drizzle melted butter over potato slices getting it in between the slices.
- Sprinkle potatoes with chopped herbs. Microwave on high for 10 minutes, rearranging the potatoes after 5 minutes.
- Let the potatoes rest in the microwave for another 5 minutes.
- Sprinkle with both kinds of cheese. Microwave on high for another 3-5 minutes or until the cheese melts and the potato is cooked through.
- Salt the potatoes and serve.
Looks like the perfect snack or meal from what is usually to be found in the larder. Nice one!
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This looks like a great shortcut for a quick side dish – thank you! I wonder if it works the same for sweet potatoes.
You’re welcome! I always fix my sweet potatoes in the microwave.
Thank you for your response, dear. I also bake sweet potatoes in the microwave, but who, rather than sliced. Have you ever tried to cook them in the microwave sliced?
No I haven’t but now it’s on my things to do! Hahaha
I’ll try it too, and then we can exchange results.
Thanks for this. Looks brilliant, quick, and easy. <3
You’re welcome I love easy!
Wow it looks so delicious!! and very easy to make.I should try this!!!Thank you for sharing.
You’re welcome and yes…very easy and good!
Very appealing and very appetizing 😋👌
You are so kind! Thank you for checking out my recipes!
Yummy and tempting potatoes.
Yummers! Can’t wait to try this one! My sons are going to devour these…me too!
I hope they love them! So easy and quick to make that they can make them by themselves!
Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing this recipe.
Hi indianskitchen. Looks good I can only put a potato in to cook. Thank you for liking “Controlled!” Best Wishes. TheFoureyedPoet.
Looks awesome! I can’t wait to try it! ♥
Very tasty and change it every time with different herbs or cheese.
Fantastic recipe for when it is too hot to turn on the oven!
Thanks it can definitely be a meal!
I’ll definitely try it this way in the winter. Warmer times, I often grill part of a week’s worth of meat – a lot less than it was when I was younger and heavier. Followed by a roast or something chunky to slow cook on the falling fire. Might try putting this in for part of that falling fire-time.
Quick-read thermometers are a necessity of life.
What a great idea preparing meat ahead of time. So much easier to cook during the week that way! The Microwave Sliced Potato is definitely worth trying! Thanks for checking it out Eideard.
Love this recipe! So simple and since we already microwave potatoes frequently, this wouldn’t take but a minute or so longer to make them fancy potatoes! Thank you!
You’re welcome! They are a nice change.
Looks easy and yummy!
Yes very easy and especially yummy! Thank you!
I liked the way the potatoes tasted. My problem, the bottoms of the potato where they weren’t cut was hard and tough. Any suggestions?
Is it possible you didn’t cut far enough down? If the bottom was too thick it may not have cooked properly. I cut them far enough just to keep them from falling apart, however, as in my picture I tend to cut all the way through…lol I hope this helps!