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Crispy potatoes? Minimal effort? Count me in! Welcome to our guide on how to make the ultimate comfort dish: the most delicious and crispy roasted potatoes.
This simple recipe will guide you through the steps to achieve the perfect texture and flavor for your oven-roasted potatoes. Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. With just four ingredients and a sheet pan, get ready for the best oven roasted potatoes you’ve ever had!
- Baby Potatoes: These are the star of our crispy roasted mini potatoes dish. They bring a delightful buttery texture and their small size allows for a faster cooking time. Plus, they are packed with vitamins, fiber, and potassium. Baby red potatoes, baby Yukon gold potatoes, or multicolor baby potatoes work great for this recipe.
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil: This helps to get those potatoes nice and crispy, while also adding a rich flavor. Olive oil is also well known for its heart-healthy fats.
- Salt and Pepper: The simplest seasonings, but when used right they can bring out the natural flavors of the potatoes.
How to Make Crispy Roasted Potatoes
- Preheat your oven to 400°F.
- Clean the baby potatoes thoroughly and pat them dry.
- Depending on the size of your potatoes, you might need to slice them into halves or quarters. Just make sure all pieces are approximately the same size.
- Toss the potatoes in a bowl with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Distribute the potatoes evenly on a baking sheet. If you cut any of them, make sure the cut side is facing down.
- Bake for 25 minutes until golden brown, then flip the potatoes and bake for another 5 minutes.
For the full recipe, please refer to the detailed instructions below.
Recipe Tips and Variations
- To ensure your potatoes turn out extra crispy, avoid overcrowding the baking sheet.
- Feel free to experiment with other seasonings. Dried herbs like thyme, rosemary, Italian herbs, herbes de Provence, garlic powder, or paprika can add a wonderful flavor.
Store any leftover roasted potatoes in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will stay fresh for up to 4 days. To reheat, simply place them in the oven or air fryer to maintain their crispiness.
With this easy recipe for mini potatoes, you now have the secret to making the best crispy roasted potatoes. They are simple to prepare, versatile and always a crowd pleaser. Enjoy your cooking adventure with these easy sheet pan potatoes!
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Crispy Roasted Potatoes
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Clean the potatoes thoroughly and pat them dry.
- If you have larger potatoes, slice them into halves or quarters, ensuring all potato pieces are approximately the same size.
- In a large bowl, toss potatoes with olive oil, salt and pepper.
- Distribute the potatoes onto a baking sheet, positioning those that have been cut with their cut side facing down.
- Bake for 25 minutes until the bottoms become golden brown, then turn the potatoes over. Continue baking for an additional 5 minutes until the potatoes are soft enough to be easily pierced with a knife.