Crispy Garlic Roasted New Potatoes…

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I had to make and roast these again, as the potatoes were too good for boiling or steaming and my love of roasted/jacket potatoes got in the way! And rightly so! The outcome was gooooood! I didn’t want to peel them and roast them in the usual way but instead wanted to serve them as mini mini jacket potatoes with a crisp skin, that I just adore!

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Again such a versatile ingredient and so cute and small that there was no need to parboil them. Just straightforward oil, garlic and herb coating and roast til perfection.

I also made hasselback potatoes but this time a healthier version with olive oil and not butter. We enjoyed both types with mature Cheddar cheese omelettes and freshly boiled veg!

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INGREDIENTS

500g mini baby potatoes
2 tbsp olive oil
3 garlic cloves
1 tsp dried oregano
salt to taste

METHOD

• Preheat oven to 190°c and pour the oil into a baking tray lined with foil, place in the oven to warm the oil through

• Meanwhile prep by scrubbing the potatoes and pierce each of them

• Take the baking tray out of the oven, add the oregano and crushed garlic, mix into the oil

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• Gently place in all the mini potatoes, sprinkle salt all over them and massage the oil into the skins with the herbs and garlic too

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• Roast in the oven for 40-50 minutes until the potatoes are nice and crispy and golden on the outside and super fluffy on the inside

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87 thoughts on “Crispy Garlic Roasted New Potatoes…

  1. The skin on the roasted potatoes look perfectly crisped Dimple, and they sound perfectly seasoned too! Delicious 🙂 It looks like your a pro with hasselback potatoes – I can’t believe how perfectly even your cuts are! Very nice!

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  3. Oh yum, Dimple! You are right! We love potatoes and I love them this way! You are making me very hungry and considering how much I have been eating at this party, that is saying something!!

  4. Yum, these look perfect Dimple. Absolutely, positively perfect! I am very picky about my roast potatoes but I’m loving the garlic and herbs. The new potatoes look so golden and crispy! xx

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