Roasted potatoes made with bay leaves are a flavorful twist on the usual recipe. You will love their herbaceous flavor!
A slight twist on classic roasted potatoes, these tasty roasted potatoes with bay leaves are about to become your new favorite!
If you're a "meat and potatoes" person, these roasted potatoes are for you!
If you love making a big, hearty Sunday dinner, these roasted potatoes are also for you!
The prep is fairly simple so you can pop the potatoes in the oven and let them roast while you're fixing other dishes.
To Make Roasted Potatoes with Bay Leaves You Will Need:
- Potatoes - While most varieties of potatoes could be used here, red and yellow potato varieties roast particularly well.
- Olive oil - The potatoes are tossed and coated with olive oil and herbs for the perfect slightly crispy texture.
- Bay leaves - Fresh bay leaves are finely chopped and tossed with the potatoes for the best flavor.
- Italian herbs - The addition of dried Italian herbs is optional, but adds to the herbaceous flavor of these potatoes.
- Salt and pepper - Seasoning everything with sea salt and black pepper lends itself to the tastiest roasted potatoes.
How to Make Roasted Potatoes with Bay Leaves
- Begin by cleaning potatoes and rinsing them well.
- If you'd like to peel your potatoes, do so and then rinse again. (For slightly crispy potatoes you'll want to leave the skins on, as noted in the recipe below.)
- Chop and quarter potates into roughly 1 to 1-1/2" chunks.
- Add chopped potatoes to a mixing bowl and drizzle with olive oil.
- Finely chop fresh bay leaves. Add to the mixing bowl with the potatoes, then add the dried Italian herbs..
- Season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat well.
- Spread potatoes out over a baking sheet (line with parchment paper for easy clean up) and roast until tender.
- Turn on the broiler and continue to roast for just a few minutes, until the edges are lightly crispy.
How to Serve Roasted Potatoes
In addition to alongside meatloaf or salisbury steak, these roasted potatoes make a great addition to any of your favorite dinner staples.
For instance, try them with this lemon basil salmon.
Feeling fancy? Pile up a scoop of potatoes alongside this crown roast of lamb.
This Dutch oven chicken recipe is perfect for for any night of the week.
If you're a pot roast fan, try out this Italian pot roast to pair with these roasted potatoes! The flavors are so good together.
How to Store Leftover Roasted Potatoes
You can store leftover roasted potatoes in the fridge in an air tight container for up to three to four days.
They're tastiest when used up in just a day or two!
Reheat them in a skillet with a bit of olive oil, or pop them in the oven.
They're also delicious when you use the leftovers to make country fried potatoes.