Ready in 45 minutes
These potatoes are a staple in our home. Whether accompanying roast lamb or chicken, or just on their own, we have them a couple of times a week. They are delicious and the ones that get overly-brown in the pan and stick a bit are MINE! Clean up is a little tricky with this recipe, unless you line your pans with foil, but I find that just filling the pan up with hot, sudsy water and forgetting for an hour (something I apparently have no problem doing ) helps a lot.
"I admit I was dubious about this recipe but now I'm converted! They were delicious! Had them for a BBQ with friends (cooked on the BBQ) and everyone raved and wanted the recipe. My husband is Greek and thinks the are some of the best potatoes he has had! I won't tell the mother in law that!"- Mahni
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1Preheat oven to 440F A reviewer has suggested spraying the baking pan with Pam - that sounds like a great idea!
2Put all the ingredients into a baking pan large enough to hold them.
3Season generously with sea salt and black pepper.
4Make sure your hands are very clean and put them in the pan and give everything a toss to distribute.
5The garlic will drop into the water/oil solution but its flavour will permeate the potatoes, and this way, it won't burn.
6Bake for 40 minutes.
7When a nice golden-brown crust has formed on the potatoes, give them a stir to bring the white underside up, season lightly with a bit more sea salt and pepper and just a light sprinkling of oregano.
8Add 1/2 cup more water if pan appears to be getting dry, and pop back into oven to brown other side of potatoes.
9This will take about another 40 minutes.
10Do not be afraid of overcooking the potatoes- they will be delicious.
11Note: I often melt a bouillon cube in the water; if you do, make sure to cut back some on the salt.
SERVES 6 -8
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dgmacintyre 3 months agoWow, were these easy and delicious! I paired it with Greek chicken and a salad. Loved them! Thanks for a great recipe!
Amil_lion 3 months agoDeelish! I put chicken broth instead of water... Turned out excellent!
gauby 11 month agoYum - great potatoes, crispy and garlicky!!!
mandaphillips 12 months agoThese came out excellent! Took them to a party and didn't bring many leftovers home!
ZeroTheHero 1 year agoYUM!! Made again and just as nice!
AESG 1 year agoThis was very good and will make again.
Jeshhippo 1 year agoGreat potatoes! Everyone loved them!
Mahni 1 year agoI admit I was dubious about this recipe but now I'm converted! They were delicious! Had them for a BBQ with friends (cooked on the BBQ) and everyone raved and wanted the recipe. My husband is Greek and thinks the are some of the best potatoes he has had! I won't tell the mother in law that!
Postmastermom 1 year agoThese are quick to prepare before baking and solo yummy. I didn't have EVO so used the dreaded veg oil and they were still awesome!
donnapolen 1 year agoWas great
shahanamarie101 1 year ago
maristela 1 year agoThese were delicious. I had leftovers and used them to make a frittata the next day. A yummy and easy meal.. Thanks for posting
sarahcraig 1 year agoTastes just like the popular greek restaraunt potatoes! I used just water at first and then added the chicken broth in the middle (read the reviews afterwards and realized my mistake) but they turned out great!
Weekendcookandbottlewasher 1 year agoGreat potatoes and if cooked in a foil tray in the BBQ and you keep adding water they won't over cook.
lindseyguntermoran 1 year agoThese were soooo good! Definitely use chicken broth instead of water though.
jillwiedenman 1 year agoDelicious! Part of our regular rotation now.
BrittleStar 2 years agoA great break from plain potatoes!
ZeroTheHero 2 years agoThis was terrific with the cola chicken this afternoon, our picnic went very well thanks to great flavor combines, well and some great beer (Fat Tire)
superjody 3 years agoVery good!!
JetBlack49 3 years agoEasy to make and great flavor. Used the remaining juice to pour over after cooking.