Crispy Oven Roasted Potatoes

The best oven roasted potatoes to accompany your next meal. These potatoes are crispy, flavourful and just plain delicious!

Who doesn’t love a well seasoned and roasted carb like potatoes? I mean there are many ways to cook a potato. You’ve got- boiled, scalloped, mashed, roasted then smashed, to name a few but does anything really compare to the basics like a good roasted potato? I think not!

Mr. Matt aka my other half always used to make these amazing oven roasted potatoes. It was so simple but oh so yummy. He’d add peppers and onions to his potatoes and I just loved the combination of flavours I decided to recreate them and share the recipe with my online fam. So here I am claiming the recipe as my own! (sorry Matt!). These are what I like to call my ‘oven roasted potatoes with a twist’.

 

The best oven roasted potatoes just need a few key ingredients and the right amount of time in the oven at the perfect temp. It’s easy to under or overcook them. But this foolproof recipe will ensure even the least experienced cook can get beautifully golden, crispy skins and fluffy, pillowy-tender insides. They’re perfect for a cooked lunch (try serving them as a side for your next BBQ!), great on busy weeknights and to die for during the holidays. Basically, they’re always a good option!

Golden crispy skins

Fluffy center

Simply seasoned

Red pepper and onion infused

Easy comfort food 

Tips for getting the perfect oven roasted potatoes

  • Cut your potatoes into even chunks, so that you don’t end up with some cooking faster than others
  • Coat with the oil – this is what gives you that gorgeous golden crunch!
  • Cover with foil for the first 45 minutes of roasting, and then uncover them for the last 15 minutes
  • Toss your potatoes half way so that they get that crispiness all over instead of just on one side

 

What’s your favourite way to cook potatoes? Let me know in the comments below! 

If you make this recipe, be sure to share a photo on social media and tag me @healthnutnutrition #healthnuteats so that I can see your creations! 

If you love this recipe and you’re looking for more side dish ideas, you are going to love my Maple Cinnamon Roasted Delicata Squash and my Lemon and Garlic Green Beans!

Recipe

Crispy Oven Roasted Potatoes

The best oven roasted potatoes to accompany your next meal. These potatoes are crispy, flavourful and just plain delicious!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr

Ingredients:

Potatoes

  • 3 lbs mini potatoes (red and white) halved
  • 2-3 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp Mixed fresh herbs, chopped (basil, rosemary, thyme, chives)
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice (squeezed fresh after)

Dip

  • 1/2 cup Mayonaise
  • 2 tbsp Sriracha
category:
Course Side Dish
serves:
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Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Add chopped potatoes, bell peppers, onion and garlic evenly onto a prepared baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Drizzle avocado oil and toss to coat evenly.
  • Season with fresh herbs, cumin, paprika, chilli flakes, garlic powder, sea salt and pepper.
  • Cover with foil and roasted for 45 minutes.
  • Toss the potatoes and then roast uncovered for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Mix up your mayonnaise and Sriracha to make the dipping sauce and set aside.
  • Remove the potatoes from the oven and finish off with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
  • Enjoy as a dinner side or a lunch with a fried egg on top!

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