Recipe courtesy of Diane Simone Vezza
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Ingredients

Directions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Scrub the potatoes to remove any dirt. Dry the potatoes and prick with a fork. Rub the skins lightly with the vegetable oil. Place the potatoes on a cookie sheet or jelly-roll pan.

Bake potatoes for 45 minutes, or until tender. Split the potatoes and press with your fingers to loosen pulp.

Serve with one or more of the following toppings:

American: shredded American cheese, bacon bits, and cooked broccoli 

Italian: pesto sauce and shredded mozzarella cheeses 

Sicilian: chopped pepperoni, pizza sauce, and grated Parmesan cheese 

Nicoise: flaked tuna, green bean pieces, diced red onion, tomato 

Children's: sliced frankfurters and cheese spread

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