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Hey fellow food enthusiasts! I’m thrilled to share with you a recipe that has completely transformed my cooking game – Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes. If you enjoy the crunch of crispy, brown potatoes infused with the flavors of garlic and Parmesan then this dish is a definite must try!

Picture sinking your teeth into a potato, its exterior beautifully golden brown and crisp while its inside remains soft and fluffy. These potatoes are not, about texture; they also carry the aroma of garlic that adds an extra layer of deliciousness.. Lets not overlook the star player Parmesan cheese. Its rich savory taste pairs flawlessly with the garlic and potatoes creating a burst of flavors that will leave you craving more.

I understand if you’re skeptical about potatoes being more, than a side dish.. Trust me when I say these Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes are so amazing that they can easily overshadow any course. I’ve even had guests gobble them up before touching their dishes!

Let’s start with the FAQs:

What makes this recipe worth a try?

This recipe is definitely worth exploring for a reasons. Firstly the blend of garlic, Parmesan and potatoes creates a delightful mix of flavors that are simply irresistible. The garlic brings a touch while the Parmesan adds a rich nutty savoriness that beautifully complements the earthy taste of the potatoes.
Moreover this recipe is super simple to whip up requiring prep work and hands on effort. Just coat the potatoes, with your seasonings pop them in the oven and let the unfold. It’s a recipe that even cooking novices can nail down making it an excellent addition to your weekday dinner lineup.

Furthermore these Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes are incredibly adaptable. They go well with dishes like grilled meats and roasted veggies or hearty stews and casseroles. They can also serve as a starter or side dish, for gatherings adding a crispy burst of flavor to any meal.

Is it possible to prepare these potatoes in advance?

This recipe offers the convenience of meal prepping or preparing in advance making it a great option, for days or when hosting guests. You can roast the potatoes ahead of time. Easily reheat them in the oven or on a skillet before serving reducing last minute stress.
To reheat place the cooked potatoes on a baking sheet. Heat them in an oven at 400°F (200°C) for 5 10 minutes until they’re warm and crispy. Alternatively you can reheat them in a skillet over heat stirring occasionally until they’re hot and crispy.

Are these potatoes good for you?

Despite the perception that potatoesre high, in starch and carbs these Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes can be considered a healthier choice. Unlike fried or heavily buttered versions these are baked instead which is a cooking method. Moreover the garlic and Parmesan cheese used in this recipe provide flavor without oil or butter.The garlic, especially offers a variety of antioxidants and compounds that might have inflammatory benefits.
It’s important to watch your portion sizes, with any potato dish. These Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes can definitely be enjoyed as part of a rounded diet especially when served with lean proteins and plenty of vegetables.

Can I make changes to this recipe?

Absolutely! This recipe is very adaptable making it simple to adjust it to suit your individual taste preferences or dietary requirements. One easy way to mix things up is by trying out herbs and spices. For instance you could experiment with adding dried rosemary for a piney flavor or thyme for a subtle lemony touch.
If you like some spice you could sprinkle on cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes before roasting. Alternatively for a flavor twist you could use smoked paprika or even a touch of chipotle powder.
You can also get creative with types of cheese. While Parmesan is the choice you could explore options like Romano, Asiago or even a combination of Parmesan and mozzarella, for that melty stretchy texture.

Do you think my family or guests will enjoy these potatoes?
These Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes are sure to be a hit, with your family or guests. Their delicious mix of textures – crispy fluffy and the perfect blend of garlic, Parmesan and potato flavors – will please everyone and have them asking for more servings.

Now lets dive into the recipe!

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 50 minutes


  • 2 pounds (907 grams) baby potatoes or small Yukon Gold potatoes halved or quartered if they’re
  • 3 tablespoons (45 milliliters) olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 milliliters) black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (50 grams) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons (5 grams) freshly chopped parsley (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Place a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil for cleaning.
  2. In a bowl mix the quartered potatoes, with olive oil, chopped garlic, salt and black pepper.
  3. Mix everything together until the potatoes are coated evenly with the oil and seasonings.
  4. Arrange the potatoes, in a layer on the baking sheet making sure not to overcrowd them. This helps achieve uniform browning and crispiness.
  5. Place the baking sheet in the oven. Roast the potatoes for 25 minutes. After this time take out the sheet from the oven. Use a spatula to turn or shuffle the potatoes ensuring browning all around.
  6. Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the roasted potatoes. Put back in the oven. Continue roasting for another 10 15 minutes until brown and crispy outside with melted slightly browned cheese.
  7. Perfectly cooked take out of the oven. Transfer to a serving dish. Optionally garnish with chopped parsley for an added touch of color and freshness.

Tips for Cooking:

  • For crispy potatoes ensure they are spread out in a layer, on the baking sheet without overcrowding. This allows hot air to circulate evenly for a crispy finish.If you enjoy a taste you can add more minced garlic or sprinkle some garlic powder into the seasoning mix.
  • To give it a spicy kick consider sprinkling cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes on the potatoes before roasting.
  • For a flavor experience, experiment, with cheeses like Romano, Asiago or even a blend of Parmesan and mozzarella.
  • To make these potatoes more decadent drizzle them with melted butter or garlic infused olive oil before serving.
  • Any leftovers can be kept in a container in the fridge for 3 4 days. When reheating, place them on a baking sheet and heat, in the oven at 400°F (200°C) for 5 10 minutes until they are warm and crispy again.

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