Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Fresh rosemary and thyme herbs are infused into these oven baked Rosemary Roasted Potatoes. An easy side dish with only 5 minutes prep that goes with just about any dinner.

Don’t you just love oven roasted potatoes? Whether it is crispy potato wedges or classic roasted red potatoes, potatoes make for such a versatile side dish. They go with just about any dinner!

A plate of food, with roasted potatoes

Although this recipe isn’t low carb, it is gluten free and fits Whole30 and Paleo eating plans. The freshly snipped rosemary and thyme take this easy potato side dish to a new level!

Are red potatoes healthy for you?

Potatoes are fat free and low in sodium in their natural state. If you leave the skin on, they are a great source of fiber, potassium and vitamin C.

Do red potatoes taste different?

We often talk about which potatoes are best for each recipe. Although red potatoes don’t necessarily taste much different than another potato, you will find that the texture is slightly different. They are white inside and have a creamy texture. They are slightly sweeter than traditional Russet potatoes.

The skin on red potatoes is thin. We love leaving the skin on red potatoes.

potatoes on a cutting board

How to Make Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Combine salt, pepper, thyme and rosemary in a small bowl.seasonings in a teaspoon
  • Add potatoes and olive oil and toss to combine.oil pouring on potatoes
  • Let set for 10 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes. This really helps the flavor lock in.raw potatoes in a bowl with seasoning
  • Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a foil lined cookie sheet in preheated oven.
  • Roast for 15 minutes. Pour melted butter over the potatoes then flip them over to brown the other side.
  • Continue cooking an additional 15 minutes or until golden brown and tender.

How to Get Roasted Potatoes Crispy

If you’d like the potatoes a little more golden brown, place them under the broiler for just a minute or two. Watch them closely and turn after a minute or two so the other side can get golden brown.

golden brown potatoes on a plate

How do you keep roasted potatoes from getting soggy?

First, don’t cover the potatoes. If you cover the warm potatoes with foil or a lid, they will steam and soften.

Second, serve them right away after baking. The longer they sit, the softer they will get.

Third, you can allow the to cool on a wire rack. This will help any extra oil drip off, keeping the outside crisp.

What to serve with roasted red potatoes?

Roasted potatoes go well with just about any meat main dish. Consider:

Serve along roasted vegetables such as carrots or asparagus and a side salad.

A close up of a plate of potatoes on a fork

Can roasted potatoes be reheated?

Potatoes can reheat easily, but it will take a little time.

Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and cover with foil. Bake the potatoes at 400º Fahrenheit for about 10 minutes. Then uncover and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until they are heated through and crispy.

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Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

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Fresh rosemary and thyme herbs are infused into these oven baked Rosemary Roasted Potatoes. An easy side dish with only 5 minutes prep that goes with just about any dinner.
Servings 6
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes

Ingredients
 

  • 2-3 pounds small redskin potatoes (scrubbed and quartered)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Combine salt, pepper, thyme and rosemary in a small bowl.
  • Add potatoes and olive oil and toss to combine. Let set for 10 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes. This really helps the flavor lock in.
  • Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a foil lined cookie sheet in preheated oven.
  • Roast for 15 minutes. Pour melted butter over the potatoes then flip them over to brown the other side.
  • Continue cooking an additional 15 minutes or until golden brown and tender.
  • If you'd like the potatoes a little more golden brown, place them under the broiler for just a minute or two. Watch them closely!

Nutrition

Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 688mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 69IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Calories 143
Keyword baked potatoes recipe, easy potato recipe, potato side dish

A plate of food, with roasted potato

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I'm Julie Clark, CEO and recipe developer of Tastes of Lizzy T. With my B.A. in Education and over 30 years of cooking and baking, I want to teach YOU the best of our family recipes.

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