Fast grilled potatoes


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes4 to 6 servings
*PLUS Broiling Time: 8 minutes, Microwaving Time: 6 minutes


  • 4 small baking potatoes

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • pinches of cayenne pepper

  • pinches of salt


  • Place whole unpeeled potatoes in microwave and cook on high for 6 minutes in a 925-watt oven (8 minutes in a 700-watt oven) until almost soft. Then, wrap in a tea towel. Let sit for 2 minutes.

  • Slice into thirds lengthwise and place in a large bowl. Drizzle with oil. Grind black pepper overtop. Sprinkle with cayenne and salt. Toss until evenly coated. Spread out on a broiler pan. Broil until golden, about 4 to 5 minutes per side. Serve with sour cream for dipping.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 111, Protein 1.9g, Carbohydrates 21.1g, Fat 2.4g.