Bay-Smoked Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by sugarpea

These creamy, fragrant baked potatoes will perfume your entire house when served. Simple and wonderful. From Rozanne Gold, a favorite cookbook author.

Top Review by iris5555

The flavor of the bay leaves so nicely permeated the potatoes. I used plain old white potatoes so the end result may have been a bit different than with russets, but still very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°; dry washed potatoes and toss with 1-3 T olive oil.
  2. Place bay leaves on the bottom of a heavy, shallow casserole with cover; sprinkle with 1 T coarse salt; place potatoes on top and sprinkle with remaining 1 T coarse salt.
  3. Cover tightly, using aluminum foil if necessary and bake 1 hour; remove potatoes, cut in half and drizzle with remaining 1-2 T olive oil; season with salt and pepper and serve hot.

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