The answer to that search for a low effort starchy side dish. If you don't eat the skin, the difference between a microwaved potato and a baked potato is not noticeable and prep time is slashed.
What you will need
2 lb Russett Potatoes
Shredded Cheese, optional
Sour Cream, optional
1 bunch Chives, optional
Bacon Bits, optional(Nutritional facts 85 calories, 0.67 g fat, 17.66 g carbohydrates, 2.76 g protein, 1 mg cholesterol, 36 mg sodium)
How to cook
Pierce the potatoes randomly with a fork to break the skin.
Microwave on high for about 10 minutes, or until potatoes are tender through, and easily pierced to the center with a skewer or a thin knife.
Now you can simply slice a lengthwise opening in the top of your potatoes and serve with toppings. I like to add a little butter and scrape the potato from the sides with a fork, folding in the butter.
Add any toppings you like: sour cream, bacon bits, sliced chives or scallions.