Roast Potatoes

Freshly made roast potatoes

Roast Potatoes Recipe

Get the ultimate crispy, golden Roast Potatoes with this easy recipe. Perfect side dish for any meal, especially a roast dinner. Give this recipe a try and enjoy the extra crunch and crispness in every bite.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American, English
Servings4 servings
Calories (per serving)397.92 kcal



  • Peel and cut of potatoes into even-sized pieces.
  • Preheat your oven to and put a roasting tin inside.
  • Boil the potatoes in a pan of salted water for 5 minutes.
  • Drain the potatoes and shake them in a colander to fluff up the outsides. This is important if you like your potatoes crispy.
  • Sprinkle flour over the potatoes and shake again to coat them evenly.
  • Add extra virgin olive oil in the hot roasting tin.
  • Carefully add the potatoes to the hot fat, making sure they are coated evenly.
  • Spread them out in a single layer and roast for 20 minutes.
  • Take the potatoes out of the oven and turn them over, then roast for another 20 minutes.
  • Turn them over again and roast for an additional 5 minutes or until golden and crisp.
  • Season with salt and mixed herbs, and serve immediately.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 397.92kcalCarbohydrates: 44.44gProtein: 5.15gFat: 23.06gSaturated Fat: 3.22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.51gMonounsaturated Fat: 16.67gSodium: 596.86mgPotassium: 1054.05mgFiber: 5.53gSugar: 1.95gVitamin A: 7.11IUVitamin B1: 0.21mgVitamin B2: 0.09mgVitamin B3: 2.69mgVitamin B5: 0.74mgVitamin B6: 0.74mgVitamin C: 49.28mgVitamin E: 3.31mgVitamin K: 18.9µgCalcium: 30.77mgCopper: 0.27mgFolate: 41.87µgIron: 2.13mgManganese: 0.39mgMagnesium: 57.75mgPhosphorus: 143.59mgSelenium: 1.09µgZinc: 0.73mgNet Carbohydrates: 38.91g
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Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Roast Potatoes Last?

Fridge3 to 4 days
Freezer3 months

How To Reheat Roast Potatoes?

Microwave2 minutes
Oven5 minutes
Air Fryer5 minutes

Which Potatoes Are Best For Roast Potatoes?

  • Yukon Gold potatoes
  • Russets
  • Maris Piper (UK)
  • King Edward (UK)
  • Sebago potatoes (AU)
  • Mehlig Kochend (DE)