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Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes

Easy to make and perfect as a side dish with just about any meal, Jamie Oliver’s Roast Potatoes are perfectly crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.

Toss in whatever spices and herbs you have on hand or that are growing in your garden.

Why We Love This Recipe

  • You can have a tasty side dish with little effort by roasting potatoes in the oven.
  • Use dried herbs if you don’t have any fresh on hand, but fresh herbs are always preferable. Roasted potatoes are one of the few dishes where I prefer to use garlic powder instead of fresh garlic because I find that the high heat causes the fresh garlic to burn.
  • These simple oven potatoes pair well with a wide variety of dishes, so feel free to experiment with different seasonings.
Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes
Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes

What Kind Of Potatoes To Use?

Actually, you can use any variety of potatoes, including red-skinned, russets, Yukon golds, and sweet potatoes, for roasting.

To Peel or Not to Peel? When roasting potatoes, peeling them is optional. The skin on a russet or Idaho potato adds so much flavor, and I just love the way the red skins look and stand out.

Before baking, pierce small potatoes with a fork or knife to release steam or cut them in half if they’re really small.

How To Make Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes?

  • Heat the oven to 425°F.
  • Scrub the potatoes (do not peel them). Cut the dice into 1″ cubes.
  • Soak potatoes in cold water for up to 1 hour if time allows. (This removes starch and produces a fluffier potato.) If necessary, drain and dry the potatoes.
  • Toss the potatoes, olive oil, herbs, and seasonings together.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until browned and tender, on a baking sheet.

What To Serve With Roast Potatoes?

How Long To Roast Potatoes?

This Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes recipe is great because the potatoes can be roasted at almost any temperature and they take much less time to bake than Baked Potatoes. Higher temperatures, in my experience, produce the best balance of crispiness on the outside and fluffiness on the inside.

What Temperature To Roast Potatoes?

Most of the time, I roast potatoes at 425 degrees Fahrenheit because I find that this temperature produces the best exterior crispness. Potatoes can be cooked at a lower temperature if necessary, depending on the other dishes currently being baked (but you may need a longer baking time).

The times given are for potato cubes measuring 1 inch:

  • Bake for 45-50 minutes at 350°F.
  • Cook at 375 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Cook for 30 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes at 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes
Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes

How To Store Roast Potatoes Leftovers?

You can keep leftover roast potatoes in the refrigerator for up to 4 days if you allow them to cool to room temperature first, then transfer them to an airtight container.

To reheat leftover roast potatoes, you can use either a frying pan or an oven. As hashbrowns, in casseroles, or in a frittata, they’re a great time saver when you’re making breakfast hash.

Are Roast Potato Leftovers Freezable? Yes! They don’t seem like the type of thing that would freeze well, but they do! To reheat, I store them in a freezer bag and then either bake them (or pop them into a toaster oven) or heat them up in a frying pan over the stove. For a quick and easy weeknight dinner, I just throw them in the pan with some oven-baked chicken breasts.

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Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories 180
  • Total Fat 8.6g
  • Saturated Fat 0.7g
  • Trans Fat 0.2g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 501mg
  • Potassium 642mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
  • Dietary Fiber 2.2g
  • Sugars 1.7g
  • Protein 2.7g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 25%
  • Calcium 1%
  • Iron 5%

Nutrition Facts Source: Source

Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time:1 hour 5 minutesCook time: 30 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time:1 hour 35 minutesServings:6 servingsCalories:180 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Easy to make and perfect as a side dish with just about any meal, Jamie Oliver’s Roast Potatoes are perfectly crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.
Toss in whatever spices and herbs you have on hand or that are growing in your garden.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Scrub the potatoes (do not peel them). Cut the dice into 1″ cubes.
  3. Soak potatoes in cold water for up to 1 hour if time allows. (This removes starch and produces a fluffier potato.) If necessary, drain and dry the potatoes.
  4. Toss the potatoes, olive oil, herbs, and seasonings together.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until browned and tender, on a baking sheet.
Keywords:Jamie Oliver Roast Potatoes, Roast Potatoes
Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 180
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.6g14%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Trans Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 501mg21%
Potassium 642mg19%
Total Carbohydrate 23g8%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g9%
Sugars 1.7g
Protein 2.7g6%

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 1%
Iron 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.