Rosemary Potatoes: The Best Simple, Elegant Side Dish, Ever.
Rosemary roasted potatoes are a terrific go-with-everything potato recipe. They’re incredibly easy, but also delightfully not-boring. How do they manage that? It’s all about rosemary and its powerful, unique fragrance. Rosemary takes a tray of perfectly crispy roasted potatoes to the next level. Add a sprinkle of garlic powder—because garlic is always a good idea—and you’ve got potatoes that are more than the sum of their five humble ingredients. They’re a sneaker hit of a side dish—they look basic on the plate, but they taste sophisticated and surprising in a really approachable way. They pair as perfectly with a festive brunch as they do a hearty steak dinner, too, so you just might find yourself making them over and over again. Before you know it, you might even know this rosemary potatoes recipe by heart!
Everything You’ll Need To Make Garlic Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
Five basic ingredients are all you need to make oven-roasted rosemary potatoes! And you might even have most of them in the pantry already. And if you have rosemary growing in your garden, even that ingredient is easy to track down. And if you don’t, well, this recipe can be your excuse to plant our favorite fragrant evergreen. Here’s all you’ll need to make this potato recipe:
- Baby red potatoes
- Kosher salt
- Olive oil (or bacon fat, if you’re feeling indulgent!)
- Garlic powder
- Fresh rosemary
How To Make Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
Like with all the best crispy potato recipes, these rosemary potatoes will get cooked twice. First boiled, to get nice and creamy, and then roasted to get that perfect crunchy, brown outer crust. Here’s how easy it is to make rosemary roasted potatoes:
- Boil the baby potatoes!
- Toss the baby potatoes with oil (or bacon fat) and the rest of the seasonings.
- Roast. The high heat (475°F) will make the roast up to a beautiful golden crispness.
- Serve! Dig in! Bon appétit!