Oven Roasted Large Melting Potatoes

Oven-roasted large melting potatoes are a simple yet indulgent side dish that combines tender and creamy potatoes with crispy edges. These potatoes are seasoned with savory herbs and roasted until golden brown, making them the perfect accompaniment to any meal. Whether served alongside a hearty roast or grilled meats, these potatoes are sure to be a hit with everyone at the table.


  • 4 large russet potatoes, washed and dried
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  1. Prepare the Potatoes:
  • Cut each potato into large chunks, about 2 inches in size. You can leave the skin on for extra texture and flavor.
  1. Season the Potatoes:
  • In a large bowl, toss the potato chunks with olive oil, minced garlic, dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, and black pepper until evenly coated.
  1. Roast the Potatoes:
  • Arrange the seasoned potato chunks in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  • Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and roast the potatoes for 30-35 minutes, or until they are golden brown and crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
  1. Serve:
  • Once the potatoes are done roasting, remove them from the oven and transfer them to a serving dish.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley for added color and flavor.
  • Serve the oven-roasted large melting potatoes hot as a delicious side dish.


  • Make sure to cut the potatoes into large chunks to ensure they cook evenly and become meltingly tender on the inside.
  • Feel free to customize the seasoning with your favorite herbs and spices, such as paprika, oregano, or garlic powder.

Oven-roasted large melting potatoes are the epitome of comfort food – crispy on the outside and irresistibly creamy on the inside. The combination of fragrant garlic, aromatic herbs, and golden brown potatoes makes for a side dish that is both simple and satisfying. Whether served with a cozy family dinner or as part of a festive holiday meal, these potatoes are sure to become a new favorite.

Nutritional Information:
(Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe)

  • Calories: 230 kcal
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 220mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 4g

(Note: Nutritional information is approximate and may vary depending on specific ingredients and serving size.)

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