To prepare the microwave baked potatoes prick the potatoes with a fork and rub with a little of the oil.
Cook in the microwave for 5-6 minutes or according to the microwave instructions.
Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a pan and fry the shallot, garlic and bacon until the bacon is browned and crisp.
Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for 2 more minutes.
Slice the cooked potatoes open, add a little butter then add the cheese and top with the bacon mixture.
Add the remaining butter, sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve the microwave baked potatoes immediately.