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How to Roast Potatoes: 6 Ways

Here's how to get perfectly crispy potatoes in the oven, along with 6 different seasoning ideas!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword crispy potatoes, crispy roasted potatoes, oven roasted potatoes
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 155kcal

Ingredients

For simple roasted potatoes:

  • 1 lb baby/new potatoes
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Large pinch of sea salt

Rosemary & Garlic

  • 2 tablespoons chopped rosemary
  • 2 - 3 garlic cloves , crushed

Za'atar

  • 2 teaspoons za'atar spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh chives to garnish

Paprika

Lemon Pepper

Curry

Thyme

Instructions

For the base recipe:

  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Place a baking sheet in the oven while it's heating up.
  • Wash and chop the potatoes into bite sized pieces.
  • Fill a bowl with cold water and add the potatoes. Soak for at least 20 minutes, preferably 30.
    Overhead view of potatoes soaking in bowl of water
  • Drain the water and place the potatoes on a clean dish towel. Pat dry.
  • Transfer the potatoes back into a bowl and seaon with olive oil and salt.

Choose your seasoning:

  • For the Rosemary and Garlic: add chopped rosemary and garlic into the bowl and toss until the potatoes are coated. Transfer to the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, flipping halfway through.
    collage of steps to season potatoes
  • For the Za'atar: add the za'atar spice and pepper into the bowl. Toss to combine. Transfer to the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, flipping halfway through.
    collage of roasting and seasoning za'atar potatoes
  • For the Paprika: add the paprika to the bowl and toss to combine. Transfer to the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, flipping halfway through.
    collage of seasoning paprika potatoes
  • For the Lemon Pepper: add the pepper into the bowl and toss to combine. Transfer to the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, flipping halfway through. Remove the potatoes from the oven and top with the lemon zest. Stir to combine/flavor.
    collage of seasoning lemon pepper potatoes
  • For the Curry: add the curry seasoning to the bowl and toss to combine. Transfer to the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, flipping halfway through.
    collage of seasoning curry potatoes
  • For the Thyme: add the fresh time and black pepper to a bowl. Transfer to the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, flipping halfway through.
    collage of roasting thyme potatoes

Notes

Store cooled leftover potatoes in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days. To serve, reheat them in a 400°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes, until crispy and heated through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 155kcal | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg