Roasted Potatoes With Garlic Crust

Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 3 hrs

This is a delicious recipe. Perfect as a side dish to any meal. I found the recipe in a cooking magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 425.
  2. Wrap garlic in foil, or place in garlic roaster, and roast until garlic is turning golden and head is soft, about 1 hour.
  3. Let stand until cool enough to handle.
  4. Slice off tip of head, just enough to expose cloves; press out garlic, using back of knife to help.
  5. Discard garlic skin; transfer garlic to small bowl.
  6. Add 1 1/2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper.
  7. Smash together with back of teaspoon to create thick paste.
  8. Raise oven to 475.
  9. Slice each potato into three or four one-inch-thick pieces.
  10. Spread a generous amount of paste between each slice; reassemble potato, pressing on chunks to potato sticks together.
  11. Set potato on a piece of foil, drizzle with 2 tsp oil, and salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Wrap potato tightly in foil; repeat process with other potatoes.
  13. Bake on baking sheet until they are soft and have a caramelized roasted-garlic crust on the bottom, about 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  14. Sprinkle with fresh herbs if desired.


Most Helpful

What a wonderful side dish! I cut the recipe in half and cut two potatoes once horizontally. Lots of yummy garlic. I will definately make this again.

Julie3551 September 12, 2007

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