Monday, October 24, 2011

Lemon Roasted Potatoes

We bought 10 pounds of potatoes because they were on sale. This lead to us having to find new ways to use them instead of just a bunch of mashed potatoes. These roasted potatoes were AWESOME (5/5)! It will definitely be made again. I actually made these as a meal instead of a side dish. I also got to try something from one of my favorite blogs! Check out the money saving meal ideas at Good & Cheap Eats.

Photo Courtesy of Good & Cheap Eats
Lemon Roasted Potatoes-adapted from Good & Cheap Eats
Total Time: 1 hour
Serves 6

  • 3 pounds red potatoes, scrubbed and quartered
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup light olive oil
Preheat the oven to 400°. Place the trimmed and quartered potatoes in a large mixing bowl. Add the salt, lemon zest, dill weed, paprika, and black pepper. Add the olive oil and stir to distribute the spices and oil amongst all the potatoes. Pour the seasoned potatoes into a baking dish. Roast them in the oven for 45 minutes to one hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Potatoes should be tender and the skins should be crisp.
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