When you bring home leftovers such as a nice, twice-baked potato from the deli, it’s a good idea to put it in the refrigerator so that eventually you can reheat the potato and enjoy it as part of a meal at home. Below are my tried and tested tips on how to reheat twice baked potatoes from the deli.
You may think it is easy to reheat a twice-baked potato. But there is a proper way to reheat the potato whereby you can retain its fresh, savory taste.
You are about to learn how to reheat twice baked potatoes from the deli.
Pay close attention.
You can reheat twice-baked potatoes using either the oven or the microwave. If you are short of time, the microwave is the best way to go.
While using the oven takes more time, it’s true that more taste is retained when the potato is reheated in the conventional oven.
Whatever method used, it’s important that you first remove any toppings on the potato. Toppings may include sour cream or any sort of salsa that was put on your potato.
Using the Oven to Reheat Twice Baked Potatoes from the Deli
Placing your baked potato in the oven is the way to go if you have time and if you are blessed with patience.
The initial step is to heat the oven to 350 degrees. Then, to give the potato some moisture, lightly cover it with butter.
Next, put the potato on the oven’s rack. If you have a cookie sheet or baking sheet, you may want to used them.
Now, heat the twice-baked potato in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes. You should wait until the potato appears to be golden brown.
Finally, remove the potato from the oven. After it has set for a while, top it with sour cream or salsa or any topping of your choice.
Now, your potato is ready to ea
Microwaving Your Twice-Baked Potato
The second way to reheat your twice-baked potato brought home from the deli is to use the microwave. You must remember that the microwave method is quick, but it doesn’t allow you to retain the true taste of the potato’s ingredients. The full, robust taste of cheese will be missing when you go the microwave route.
But you are in a hurry. So, here is what is needed if you have to use the microwave to reheat your-twice baked potato:
First, spread butter over the top of the potato.
The potato should then be covered with a paper towel that is damp. The damp towel is essential in keeping the potato moist and making sure the fixings maintain flavor and That they avoid any chance of going dry.
Next, place the twice-baked potato, now wrapped in a damp towel, on a plate or dish that is microwaveable
Now, set on “medium” and microwave the potato for three minutes.
Then, remove the potato and take off the towel. Stir the ingredients and check the potato for warmth. Wrap it again and put the potato back in the microwave for another two minutes or until it reaches the temperature of your choice.
If you want a skin that is more crispy, your potato can be placed beneath the broiler briefly (three or four minutes) after removing it from the microwave.