Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe recently; the lemon juice really gives an unexpected kick to the potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil or 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 12 teaspoon thyme
  • 12 teaspoon garlic salt
  • pepper
  • 6 small red potatoes, quartered


  1. In medium bowl, combine lemon juice, oil, thyme, garlic salt, and pepper.
  2. Add potatoes; toss to coat.
  3. Place in lightly greased baking dish.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 40 minutes or until tender.


Most Helpful

This is a solid, good, basic recipe. I didn't know how to roast potatoes; now I do. This will go into the recipe book I make for my daughter when she leaves home.

Momma Dukes August 02, 2011

These were so good, and so easy to make! I threw the seasonings and potatoes in a ziploc bag to coat, and placed them on a foil-lined baking sheet sprayed with pam so i wouldn't have to clean up. They came out crispy on the outside and soft and crumbly inside. Delicious! I even re-heated the leftovers this morning and had them with scrambled eggs and ketchup. Thanks for a simple, tasty treat.

KissaK1 September 11, 2007

I used 3 large Ilam Hardy potatoes (not red) cooked for about 1 hour and served 4 adults. The lemon is the key to a tasty non greasy roast potato. Thanks for posting.

Evie* August 30, 2003

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