Plain Jane Roasted Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by atm1970

Roasted potatoes with no herbs but a lot of taste. I came up with this combining several other roasted potatoes recipes I had tried and didn't want all the fuss of using any other ingredients. Good when you just want to use what you have on hand. Fresh ground pepper, kosher salt and butter is a must! Use a large baking dish.

Top Review by Adie264

I can't believe I haven't rated this recipe before now. I have made these potatoes about a dozen times already and they are incredible. They are brown and crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. I like to turn the potatoes over after 30 minutes to make sure that they are browned on all sides. It is a great side dish with a roast but I would be willing to eat a bowl of them all by themselves!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Melt butter over medium, set aside.
  3. Wash, dry and quarter potatoes. Keep skins on.
  4. Place potatoes in a baking dish and coat with olive oil making sure the potatoes are thoroughly coated.
  5. Add kosher salt and toss with potatoes.
  6. Add melted butter and toss with potatoes.
  7. Liberally ground pepper over potatoes and toss.
  8. Place dish uncovered in the oven. Cook potatoes for one hour or until potatoes are crispy and golden brown.

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