Hasselback baked potatoes
8 medium oval-shaped potatoes, peeled, or (if they are new), well washed
4 cloves garlic, coarsely minced
½ tbs each fresh or dried herbs of your choice (rosemary, thyme, basil)
1 tsp sweet red paprika
Coarse sea salt
2 tbs olive oil
Cut across each potato at about 3mm intervals, but not all the way through.
Distribute evenly garlic in between the slits in the each potato.
Place the potatoes on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil, cut side up.
Mix herbs, sweet paprika, pepper and salt and sprinkle over and between the the slits in the potato.
Drizzle the potatoes with olive oil and bake in oven at 200°C (that's just under 400° F) for 60 minutes or until crispy brown on the outside and soft inside.