Perfect Roasted Potatoes With Garlic

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

This recipe is from Cook's Country. I have tried it and it is the BEST roasted potatoe recipe ever. The potatoes are perfectly seasoned and crispy. Every time I've tried to roast potatoes they come out soggy - these are great!!! Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position, place rimmed baking sheet on rack, and heat oven to 450.
  2. Toss potatoes, cornstarch, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in large bowl.
  3. Remove baking sheet from oven, coat with oil, place potatoes on sheet.
  4. While potatoes roast for 30 min., mix butter, fresh garlic, and lemon zest in bowl.
  5. Turn potatoes and roast another 10 - 15 minute.
  6. Remove and toss with butter mixture and serve.


Most Helpful

This was a great start to a wonderful recipe. I used butter-flavored cooking spray on the foil, cooked the potatoes for 30 minutes, gave them a stir, and then sprayed the potatoes with the cooking spray. These came out perfectly crunchy on the outside, were cooked thoroughly on the inside and had great flavor. Thanks for a great side dish!

Bippie May 21, 2007

These were just okay for us. It was much too greasy with the butter/garlic topping. Think next time I would omit that part and just have the roasted potatoes.

Diana #2 May 10, 2007

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