I love to cook, and trying new recipes is really fun for me. But when we settle into normal life, and cooking isn’t necessarily the focus, I tend to return to the basics. Simple food, simply prepared.
Easiest Crispy Oven-Roasted Potatoes
These crispy oven-roasted potatoes are a favorite of my husband and I. Sometimes my son enjoys them, but my four-year-old daughter dislikes white potatoes (and I’m in no way encouraging her to learn to like them, as I see them as a bit of a splurge) so she abstains when we make these. Sometimes, I’ll squeeze a bit of lemon juice over mine, to mimic this lemony potatoes recipe with a lot less preparation. The leftovers are even great cold, or you can of course reheat in a toaster oven or in a pan.
- Red-skinned potatoes washed and cubed
- Extra-virgin olive oil
- Sea salt or your favorite seasoning
- Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Toss your potatoes with enough olive oil to lightly coat them.
- Spread potatoes on metal baking sheets in a single layer.
- Sprinkle with sea salt or your favorite seasonings.
- Roast for half an hour, then scrape the potatoes up with a metal spatula/flipper, and turn them.
- Continue roasting another 10-20 minutes, or until the potatoes are as crispy as you like.
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