In this review, friends, we will talk about a dish we all know well from childhood. Cooking potatoes in the oven with sour cream and garlic. There are many possible variations with food or spices. In other words, the zest of the dish will depend only on you, our task is to offer a basic recipe that everyone can use at their discretion. In the meantime, a few words about the history of the dish and its features.
Potatoes cooked in the oven with or without garlic and sour cream are considered baked or stewed. Such potatoes always have a loose structure. As you will understand from our recipe a little below, such potatoes are baked at a temperature of at least 200 degrees, otherwise it simply will not cook correctly.
In addition to the cooking technology, it is also important to choose the right kind of root crop. After all, there are potatoes intended for frying, cooking and baking. So in our recipe it is better to use varieties like "King Edward" or Russet Burbank. For our potatoes with sour cream and garlic, we took the royal blood variety, which was already mentioned earlier. The result exceeded all expectations: the potatoes turned out to be loose, aromatic and juicy. Want to try? Let's start then.
Turning to the benefits of this wonderful dish, we immediately note that, in comparison with fried potatoes, such a baked potato will definitely be less fatty, and therefore more useful. More precisely, the calorie content of such a dish, compared to the favorite fries, will be three times lower. Agree, this is not a weak argument in favor of this particular option.
And you shouldn't discount the beauty of sour cream, which, like any fermented milk product, contains many vitamins and minerals. In general, friends, baked potatoes are what you need for an everyday dinner, and for a festive feast: tasty, healthy, nutritious and almost not dangerous for the figure. Eat to your health. And don't forget to tell us about your signature recipes so that we can cook them together. It's so great to be friends and be part of the family. We invite you to the HozOboz family - it's fun with us.