Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Roasted Potatoes are so easy to make and super versatile.

These crispy, oven-baked, russet Idaho® potatoes, seasoned with fresh rosemary and garlic, are virtually fool-proof to make and are sure to be a hit with everyone at the table. They also have the added advantage of being vegan. Perfect when trying to keep meal costs down or when meat is not available. Make a big batch and use the leftovers in weekday meals like breakfast scrambles and skillet dinners like the ones below!


  • 3 pounds russet Idaho® potatoes
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoon fresh rosemary (or thyme)


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Set a large pot of salted water to boil on the stove. Cut russets into ¾-1˝ cubes (no need to peel).
  3. Boil potatoes for 10 minutes or until fork-tender. Drain and let stand in strainer 5 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, toss potatoes with olive oil, granulated garlic, salt, pepper and rosemary.
  5. Spread out on a parchment-lined sheet pan in a single layer. Bake 25 minutes, flip, bake 20 more minutes, or until golden and crispy.
  6. Serve while still warm as a tasty side dish. Save the leftovers and add to Southwest Scramble or to a Spanish Potato Skillet dinner.

How to Dice Idaho® Potatoes

How to Roast Idaho® Potatoes


Don’t worry about the rough and frayed edges of the potatoes - they will crisp up beautifully.

How to Use Basic Roasted Potatoes

  • As a simple side dish, easy to make with pantry staples.
  • This recipe makes 6 servings but can easily be doubled if you have more than 2 people in the family or want extra leftovers.
  • Make extras and top the leftovers with an egg for breakfast the next day.
  • Replace rice in your favorite bowl with roasted potatoes. Click here for some inspiration!
  • Roasted potatoes are easy to dress up with different herbs, spices or tossed with sauces like chimichurri. 
  • Use inside a burrito or taco for a plant-based meal option.

Here are some ideas to get you started!

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