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4.88 from 39 votes

Garlic Roasted Potatoes

With their perfectly crisp edges and creamy, tender centers, everyone loves these easy Garlic Roasted Potatoes. A versatile and delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with just about any meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 8 people (as a side)
Calories: 123kcal


  • 2 pounds baby potatoes halved
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic minced (see notes)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary finely minced
  • 1.5 teaspoon salt
  • 0.5 teaspoon freshly grated black pepper
  • Fresh lemon juice (approx. 2 tbsp) optional
  • Fresh chopped parsley to garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Add the potatoes to a medium-sized mixing bowl and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of good-quality olive oil. Add the minced garlic, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  • Transfer the potatoes to the prepared baking sheet and bake for approximately 45 minutes to one hour, stirring occasionally, or until golden and crispy.
  • Remove from the oven, sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley, and drizzle with fresh lemon juice, if desired. Enjoy!


  • Any kind of potato will work. However, I find that the best potatoes for this recipe are baby potatoes or small Yukon gold potatoes.
  • I love using fresh minced garlic. Yes, some of this garlic will get a little burnt, but that adds to the appeal for me. If you prefer not to use minced garlic, swap it for garlic powder (or a mix of garlic powder and onion powder). Use approximately 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder in place of each clove of garlic.
  • I added fresh minced parsley, but feel free to add minced rosemary, oregano, or thyme.
  • A little squeeze of fresh lemon juice just before serving adds a nice, fresh balance of flavor.
  • Sprinkle with freshly shredded parmesan cheese in the last 5 minutes of cooking for a yummy garlic parmesan version of these crispy potatoes.
  • Refrigerate leftover roasted potatoes in a sealed container for up to 4 days.
Originally published March 6, 2019


Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 443mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin C: 23.3mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.9mg
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