Garlic Herb Skillet Potatoes


Learn how to cook skillet potatoes on the stove to serve as a quick and easy side dish for company or family. Sophisticated enough for an event, but easy enough for a weeknight dinner.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 ½ tablespoons minced garlic

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper (Optional)


  1. Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Arrange potato slices in a single layer on bottom of the skillet. Cook without stirring for 5 minutes, or until potatoes have begun to brown on the bottom.

  2. Sprinkle potato slices with thyme, parsley, rosemary, oregano, and paprika. Turn potatoes, and continue cooking for 5 minutes, or until tender. Turn off heat; sprinkle garlic and cayenne over potatoes. Lightly toss until garlic has softened, about 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

230 Calories
7g Fat
40g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 32mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 16mg 79%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 918mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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