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Roasted potato recipes are a variation on a baked potato recipe.

Potatoes for these recipes are often peeled before roasting while a baked potato is usually a "skin on" potato recipe.

They are quick and easy to prespar and a tasty choice. Roasted potatoes are a great addition to any oven prepared meal.

Oven Roasted Potatoes


  • 6 large potatoes 
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste 
  • garlic powder to taste (optional)
  • paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Peel the potatoes and slice lengthwise about 1 inch thick.
  3. Combine potatoes with the olive oil, tossing to coat well.
  4. Place potatoes in a single layer in a 9 x 13 baking pan. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder, if desired.
  5. Roast potatoes for 15 minutes, turn them over and the roast for another 15 minutes.

Serves 4 to 6 

Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes


  • 2 pounds small white or red potatoes
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Lightly coat a large baking dish with oil or cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the whole potatoes, garlic cloves, olive oil, rosemary, salt and pepper until the potatoes are coated evenly with the oil and spices.
  4. Arrange potatoes in a single layer in the baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil, turn potatoes and bake uncovered until the potatoes are soft and slightly browned, about 25 minutes. 
  5. Transfer to a serving bowl, mix with butter, sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Serves 4

More roasted potato recipes include roasted rosemary red-skinned potatoes and crispy roasted potato wedges.

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