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Healthy Oven Roasted Potatoes

User Rating 3 Star Rating (1 Review)


Updated February 09, 2014

Potatoes are a good source of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium and folate. This recipe uses olive oil, which is good for your heart.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes


  • 2 pounds potatoes, red or white with skins intact
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon rosemary
  • salt and pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Wash the potatoes and allow them to dry. You don't need to peel the potatoes, but you may wish to cut out the eyes or any surface blemishes.

Baby potatoes may be left whole, but large potatoes should be cut into 2-inch pieces.

Place the potatoes in a baking dish and drizzle the olive oil over the potatoes. Add rosemary, salt and pepper.

Roast the potatoes uncovered for 30 minutes to one hour. Turn the potatoes occasionally during the cooking time. The potatoes are done when the flesh is soft and easily pierced with a fork.

Makes 4 servings. Each serving contains 260 calories.

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 3 out of 5
Tastes good, but..., Member smileyteach

The taste of these potatoes was delicious, but the only change I would make would be to shorten the cooking time. 1 hour is much too long, I decreased the cooking time to about 35 minutes and the potatoes were cooked thoroughly.

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