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I Eat A Baked Potato Every Night…


I eat a baked potato every night. I am wondering, can I bake 3 at a time and keep them in the refrigerator? Will they still have the same nutrition as baked daily?


They should be fine. The only thing I would caution you on, is to know that where you prick them with a fork to release steam can turn black from oxidation and to get the baked potatoes cooled down quickly. I would try baking them till mostly done, say 185 degrees F so the skin doesn’t wrinkle quite as much when cooled down.

Nutrition wise they will be pretty much the same. I am told that heat can reduce some of the Vitamin C.

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