Maltese Potatoes

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A popular side dish in Malta.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
1 Hr


  • 4
    baking potatoes
  • ·
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic

How to Make Maltese Potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F., mix the spices, lay out four pieces of aluminum foil, and chop the onion.
  2. Split the potatoes lengthwise into quarters, place on the foil and paint each non-skin side with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle the spice mixture generously over the potatoes, making sure each non-skin side is generously covered in the mix.
  4. Pile the chopped onion on the potatoes.
  5. Reassemble the potatoes and wrap tightly in the foil.
  6. Place on bottom rack of oven and bake for one hour.

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About Maltese Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Mediterranean

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