Potatoes are a root vegetable that grow in the ground. Eating the skin of potatoes provides fiber that helps with digestion.
To microwave potatoes, pierce potatoes with fork. Microwave uncovered on High 7 to 9 minutes, turning potatoes over after 4 minutes, until tender. Let stand 5 minutes. Mash and fill potato shells as directed. Arrange stuffed potatoes in circle on 10-inch microwavable plate. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes or until hot.