This oven Roasted Baby Potatoes recipe are so easy and quick to prepare and it’s always a hit at the dinner table. This delicious potatoes side dish require little prep and cooks in 30 minutes, perfect for busy weeknight and holidays.
Most of the ingredients are staples in the kitchen and creamer potatoes are easily available at your local grocer.
This side dish is cheap yet delicious and pairs well with many dishes like rib eye roast, broiled lobster and many more.
These baby potatoes can be baked slice or whole and no peeling. What’s not to love.
The good thing is you can make it last minute. Slice, pop it in the oven and in no time these delicious crispy roasted baby potatoes are ready to serve.
If you are looking for a quick and easy side dish recipe, make this simple roasted potatoes.
Even cold leftovers are good to munch on.
What are creamer potatoes
Creamer potatoes are bite-sized potatoes with soft nutritious skin and creamy flesh. With skin so soft, you don’t need to peel it. Yay!
These baby potatoes are the smallest in the potato family. Because of its size, it is quick to cook and adds color to your dish.
What to serve with roasted potatoes
These oven roasted baby potatoes are perfect to serve with meat, poultry, seafood or it can be a meal on its own too.
Here are some dishes to pair it with
Frequently Asked Questions
- Do I need to peel creamer potatoes
No, which saves you so much time. The skin is soft, nutritious and adds texture to your creamy potatoes.
Imagine peeling these baby potatoes!
2. What other potatoes to substitute
For this recipe, it is best to use creamer potatoes. Other potato variety can be used but cut it as big as creamer potatoes. Baking time will vary as well.
3. Can I bake creamer potatoes whole
Yes, this roasted potatoes recipe is cut in half but you can also bake it whole. It will require longer baking time of 10 to 12 minutes more.
4. Where to store leftovers
Leftover potatoes can be stored in a sealed container for up to 2 days. I don’t suggest freezing.
5. What other trimmings to add to roasted potatoes
Just like those big baked potatoes, bits of crispy bacon, chives, dill, sour cream or Greek yogurt are some of my favorites. Serve it on side so guest can select the ones they like.
Oven Roasted Baby Potatoes
- 3 pounds creamer potato
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon paprika
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter melted
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- parmesan cheese (as much as you like)
- 2 tablespoon fresh parsley minced
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Meanwhile, wash and dry creamer potatoes. Cut potatoes in half, do not peel and place in a bowl. Add and combine garlic powder, paprika, melted butter, olive oil, salt and pepper until potatoes are well coated.
- Transfer potatoes to a baking pan lined with foil for easy cleanup. Spread potatoes into 1 layer.
- Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender, golden brown and crisp.
- Remove from oven and sprinkle parmesan cheese right away or add cheese a minute before removing from oven.
- Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.
- Refrigerate leftover in a sealed container up to 2 days. Freezing is not suggested.
- Other favorite trimmings to use: bits of crispy bacon, chives, dill, sour cream or Greek yogurt.
- Melt butter on stove-top on low heat but it is much easier to do it in the microwave. Make sure to cover container with saran wrap with a little opening on the side. Heat in increments of 5 seconds until melted.
- More tips in the post above.