How to Pack a Baked Potato for Lunch

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How to pack a baked potato for lunch - MOMables.comAre you fresh out of sandwich ideas for lunch?     Why not send a baked potato?

Baked potatoes are an easy and fun way to shake up the boring lunch routine.

Here’s how to do it!

1. Reheat baked potato in the microwave until warm. (about 45-60 seconds)

After reheated, top with some warm toppings such as cheese and bacon.

2. Place potato in a metal lunch box or large thermos, and wrap with a kitchen towel to help hold in the heat (if packing in a metal container).

3. Pack inside lunch bag with any additional “cold” toppings such as sour cream, tomatoes or chives.

Some other fun toppings to try: broccoli, ranch, chicken, corn or olives.

Packing Baked Potatoes For Lunch - MOMables

Lucky for me, I had a bunch of leftover Crockpot Baked Potatoes from last night, so I simply grabbed one of those from the fridge.

But, if you need to quickly make one in the microwave, HERE are directions on how to.

 

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Laura Fuentes is the CEO & Chief MOM at MOMables™. A wife, mother of 3 and a lunch enthusiast who insists on healthy, wholesome food for her family. 
She’s on a mission to help busy parents overcome the difficulties of packing fresh school lunches. On her personal blog, SuperGlueMom.com, she writes about motherhood, deadlines, healthier living, and keeping her cool, even when her kids super-glued her hair. She’s also a food contributor and published weekly in numerous sites.