Roasted Potato Halves

Phyllis Lively

By
@PhyllisBaker

This recipe is not exclusively mine and I'm sorry I forgot who to give the credit to. Thanks for a nice, healthy, potato side dish.
I needed something to go with my meatloaf dinner and this was an excellent choice. It's simple and tasty and who doesn't like potatoes cooked in any way?


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Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

6
potatoes, medium
1 Tbsp
olive oil
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2
Six potatoes - more or less as needed for your meal.
Peeled, or not peeled. If you use new potatoes leave the skin on. I used dark-skin russet baking potatoes, and peeled the skin off. Your preference.

Cut each potato in half, lengthwise.
3
Drizzle with Olive Oil.
Then with both hands, rub each potato halve until it's completely covered.
4
Place the potato halves, cut-side-up, single layer on the parchment paper covered baking sheet.

Cover with aluminum foil.
5
Bake for 20 minutes.

Remove foil, then bake for another 30 minutes.
Potatoes will be thoroughly cooked and have a golden tone baked look to them.

Salt and Pepper to taste.

No other spices are needed
but for added flavor when serving, I did add Peppercorn Medley.
These roasted potato halves taste great, even without butter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Healthy