Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes
These mouthwatering Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes make a perfect and easy side dish for your holiday table, weeknight meal, or special occasion. They are an inexpensive and flavorful side dish with a crispy outside and tender inside. This a simple recipe your whole family will love.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
You can’t go wrong with a good potato dish. These baby red potatoes are flavored with garlic, butter, seasonings, and parmesan. They are roasted in the oven until golden brown with excellent skin and a nice crisp edge. There is minimal prep, and my new favorite way to eat potatoes. A super easy side dish ready for the oven in minutes. These parmesan garlic roasted potatoes are as easy as it gets, and they are budget-friendly.
Roasting vegetables in the oven is one of my favorite ways to prepare an easy side dish. Pan-roasted vegetables, Oven Baked Potato Wedges, Cheesy Cabbage Casserole, and Cabbage Steaks are a few of my favorite oven sides.
Seasoning Toppings for Oven Roasted Potatoes
The seasonings are very simple for this recipe. I use onion powder, garlic powder, an Italian blend, parmesan cheese, and salt. Feel free to get creative and pull some of your favorites from the spice cabinet. You might decide to use some ranch seasoning, steak seasoning, cajun seasoning, and fresh herbs. All of these would be good choices and make this dish a flavorful and tasty recipe.
The Best Potatoes for this Recipe
My favorite potatoes for this recipe are small red potatoes. Of course, Yukon gold potatoes and russet potatoes (regular potatoes) will also work nicely. The red potatoes will give you a creamier texture and are my favorite. This recipe is made using red potatoes. The cooking time will vary according to the size and type of potatoes you use.
Ingredients Needed for Roasted Red Potatoes
The list of ingredients for this recipe is simple. The flavor combination is a mix of parmesan cheese, onion and garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and a sprinkle of salt.
For a complete list of ingredients, see the recipe card below.
Butter— A stick of melted butter starts this recipe off right! Everything is better with a little butter.
Baby Red Potatoes— 2 pounds of potatoes are needed for this dish.
Parmesan Cheese— I like to use grated parmesan for this recipe.
Onion Powder and Italian Seasoning– These are two of my seasonings for potatoes. Use what you have in your spice cabinet.
Garlic Powder– This is in my spice rack. Use fresh garlic if desired.
Oil— Use a little oil for drizzling over the top of the potatoes. Brush the oil over the tops covering as much as possible. This makes crispy skin.
Salt– This is optional, but potatoes need a little salt, in my opinion. Use sea salt if desired.
How To Make Crispy Potatoes in the Oven
I always turn to this recipe if I am looking for a good potato side dish. Garlic parmesan roasted red potatoes is a fantastic recipe requiring only a few simple steps.
For complete step-by-step instructions, see the recipe card below.
- Melt butter in a baking dish.
- Mix in your seasonings.
- Add your baby potatoes in a single layer. You’ll place potatoes face down in the butter and seasonings.
- Drizzle the potato skins with oil and sprinkle with salt.
- Bake uncovered for 40-45 minutes or until fork tender.
As much as I love Skillet Fried Potatoes and Onions, this roasted red potatoes recipe is straightforward and shows up on my dinner table several times during the month. The simple ingredients make this an easy recipe for dinner time.
Expert Tips and Variations
How to Eat Parmesan Potatoes
Enjoy these potatoes as a side dish to grilled chicken, meatloaf, salmon, or fried pork chops. But any main course goes great with these potatoes. They are great as a snack or even for breakfast. You might even add these to a potato bar for a dinner party one night. Just add some toothpicks for easy dipping. Some potato bar options might include sour cream, jalapenos, cheese cubes, and dipping sauces.
How to Store Leftover Potatoes
Cool potatoes to room temperature and store all leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. They reheat nicely in a baking dish in the oven or a skillet on the stovetop.
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Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes
- 1 stick butter (½ cup)
- 2 pounds baby red potatoes washed
- ½ cup parmesan cheese
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon Italian Blend Seasoning
- ¼ teaspoon salt for sprinkling over the top
- oil for drizzling or brushing over the potato tops
- Place a stick of butter in a 13"x9" baking dish and place the dish into the oven as it preheats to 425 degrees.
- While the oven heats, cut the potatoes in half.
- In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, onion powder, Italian blend, and parmesan cheese.
- Once the oven is preheated, remove the baking dish, add the parmesan mixture to the butter, and stir until blended.
- Place the baby potatoes face down in the casserole dish. Drizzle or brush the tops of the potatoes with oil and season with salt.
- Place dish back into the oven and roast potatoes for 40-45 minutes.