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Potatoes don’t have to take forever to make. With this simple method, you can get delicious Yukon Gold Baked Potatoes in the Microwave in just minutes! No more waiting for those traditional oven-baked potatoes — now you can easily whip up a delicious side dish for your meal with minimal effort.

Yukon Gold Potatoes in the Microwave

Yukon Gold Potatoes in the Microwave

Ingredients – Yukon Gold Potatoes – Butter – Salt – Pepper – Shredded Cheddar Cheese for topping – Sour Cream

Yukon Gold Potatoes in the Microwave

Step 1 - Start by cutting the potatoes into bite sized pieces. Place in either a microwave safe dish.  On top of the potatoes, dollop 4 tablespoons of soft butter or margarine in random places.  Add 1 tsp of salt and ½ tsp of pepper to the top of the potatoes and cover the entire dish with plastic wrap.

Yukon Gold Potatoes in the Microwave

Step 2 - Place the dish in the microwave and cook on high for 6 minutes.  At the end of 6 minutes remove the dish from the microwave and uncover partially. Stir the potatoes and recover.  Place back in the microwave for another 6 minutes.

Potatoes in the Microwave

Yukon Gold Potatoes: Do you want to know the secret to a perfect potato dish? Look no further than the Yukon Gold potato! These versatile spuds are known for their all-purpose nature, making them a go-to choice for any dish.