Roasted Lemon-Garlic Potatoes

These Roasted Lemon-Garlic Potatoes are bursting with flavor and are the ideal side dish for any dinner, whether it’s a casual family meal or a formal event. Don’t hesitate to serve them and impress your guests with this delicious dish!

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Roasted Lemon-Garlic Potatoes…

These roasted lemon-garlic potatoes are SO juicy, lemony, and melt-in-your-mouth texture! These mini potatoes are perfectly seasoned and bursting with flavor your family will love. Serve them with your favorite main dishes, like parmesan crusted chicken cutlets, or London broil steak grilled and a green salad to round out the meal.

Ingredients Needed To Roasted Lemon-Garlic Potatoes…

Baby Potatoes: Look for mini or baby Dutch yellow potatoes and about 2-pound bag.

Olive Oil: Choose a good quality olive oil, as it will make a difference in flavor with these potatoes.

Seasonings: You will need to season these potatoes with some salt, black pepper, garlic powder, dried oregano, and dried parsley.

Garlic Cloves: Fresh garlic crushed or minced are added to them for a pungent flavor that will exceed your expectations.

Lemon: Choose 1 large lemon to juice, and pour it over the potatoes at the end of its roasting time. The lemon will give them a juicy, tangy flavor that is divine!

How to Make These Delicious Potatoes…(*Full recipe card below!)

For this recipe, there are 6-Easy-Steps to making these small potatoes pop with flavor! They are:

Step 1: Rinse the potatoes and slice them in halves. Then place them into a baking pan or baking dish.

Step 2: Scatter all the seasonings over them.

Step 3: Next, add the crushed garlic to the potatoes.

Step 4: Drizzle olive oil over them, and toss them with a wooden spoon to combine all the ingredients evenly.

4 steps of preparing these sliced potatoes in a baking dish with seasonings and fresh crushed garlic.

5. Roast on the middle rack, in a preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, until they are golden brown and fork-tender. For extra crispiness, roast for 1 hour.

6. Lastly, when the potatoes are done, scatter lemon juice over the potatoes. Toss and stir them to combine, and taste one to ensure the flavor is desired, then serve.

A wooden spoon is tossing the roasted potatoes in a brown baking dish.

Options to serve them with…

As a side dish, these little potatoes are ideal to serve for dinner. From meats to poultry and salads, there are so many options to serve them with; and here are just a few ideas:

Frequent Questions & Answers…

  1. If we need to, can we double this recipe? Yes, this recipe is very easy to double the ingredients and use a larger roasting pan.
  2. Can we Air-fry them? Currently, I do not own an air fryer, but I believe you can. Just follow the directions on the appliance packaging.
  3. What if we don’t have any fresh garlic on hand? You can increase the amount for garlic powder, and increase it for an additional 1/4 teaspoon.
  4. Can we use any size of potatoes with this recipe? Yes, you can use any size white potatoes you have on hand. Be sure to cut them into quarters, then season them and follow the directions in our recipe card.
  5. How to reheat these potatoes? Place them into a microwave-safe bowl and reheat for 1 to 2 minutes, until they are warm to your liking. Or toss them into a small baking dish, place them into a preheated oven at 350 degrees F, and reheat for 15 minutes.
A baking dish with roasted crispy potatoes with a wooden spoon.

Additional Recipes for Delicious Sides …

Yield: 5 servings

Roasted Lemon-Garlic Potatoes

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Roasted Lemon-Garlic Potatoes are loaded with flavor and make an ideal side for dinner. Perfect side dish to serve for the family and elegant enough for your guests.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 2 pounds (24 ounces/680g) small white potatoes (about 12 to 14 small potatoes)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 garlic cloves - crushed
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1 lemon - juiced (about 1/4 cup or more)


    1. Reheat the oven to ROAST at 400 degrees F (204C).

    2. Rinse the potatoes, and drain them in a colander.

    3. Slice the potatoes in halves and toss them into a baking dish.

    4. Scatter all the seasonings over them, and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Toss them to coat all the potatoes evenly.

    5. Roast on the middle rack for 40 to 45 minutes, until they are golden brown and fork-tender. For extra crispiness, roast for 1 hour.

    6. Next, scatter lemon juice over the potatoes. Stir or toss to combine. Remove from oven and taste one potato, if needed, add additional salt, to adjust the flavor to your taste. Then use a spatula to remove and transfer to a serving platter and serve.

Nutrition Information:


5 servings

Serving Size:

1 serving

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 297Total Fat: 20gCarbohydrates: 30.7gFiber: 11.7gSugar: 5 gProtein: 7.9g

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