These easy roasted red potatoes are always a hit! They’re the perfect side dish that’s family friendly, too. Serve with a beef roast or chicken legs for a comforting meal.
Are you getting in the mood for comfort food now that the weather is cooler?
When the weather turns, it’s time to bring out all the delicious fall recipes – warming casseroles, pot roast, sauteed vegetables, and these roasted red potatoes.
Roasted red potatoes are the perfect side dish. They’re super easy to make, and they’re really versatile, too. You can serve them at dinner alongside your favorite protein, or you can make them for breakfast, and serve them with eggs or sausages.
If you don’t happen to have red potatoes on hand, you can go ahead and use any potato that you have. Just keep an eye on them in the oven – the cooking time may vary slightly with a different variety of potato. You can learn more about the different types of potatoes here.
How to make roasted red potatoes:
- Dice red potatoes into small pieces.
- Place on a rimmed baking sheet and toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Bake at 400 degrees for about 45 minutes or until they are golden brown and crispy.
Can you freeze roasted red potatoes?
I don’t recommend freezing these potatoes. They will lose some of their texture if you freeze them and then reheat them.
What should you use to season roasted red potatoes?
These are delicious when seasoned with salt and pepper, but you could also add garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, cumin, or any number of other spices.
What should you serve with roasted potatoes?
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Deliciously Easy Roasted Red Potatoes
These easy roasted red potatoes are the perfect side dish for Sunday dinner.
- 3 pounds red potatoes
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
Wash the red potatoes and dice them into small cubes.
Place the diced potatoes on the baking sheet. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Use your hands to coat the potatoes with the oil.
Bake at 400 degrees for about 40-45 minutes until the potatoes are tender and golden brown on the edges. Stir the potatoes a few times so that they brown evenly.
Season with more salt and pepper if desired before serving.
Leftovers will keep in the refrigerator for up to four days.
Season with any spices that you wish.