Potato Bake with Herbs

A delicious potato side dish with fresh herbs and cheese. You can use any type of herbs you like. I prefer a mild cheese like Gruyere, but you can use Gouda or Emmenthal as well.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
4 servings


  • 2 pounds small potatoes, scrubbed

  • 1 teaspoon butter

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt, or to taste

  • 5 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chervil

  • 2 bunches fresh chives, finely chopped

  • 1 ¼ cups shredded Gruyere cheese


  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.

  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a baking dish with 1 teaspoon butter.

  3. Peel potatoes and cut in half lengthwise. Place in the prepared baking dish. Drizzle with melted butter and season with coarse salt. Sprinkle with chervil and chives. Cover with Gruyere cheese.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and lightly browned, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

453 Calories
24g Fat
43g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 453
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 704mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 78mg 392%
Calcium 531mg 41%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 1269mg 27%

* 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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