Roasted Baby Potatoes


These roasted baby potatoes with olive oil, garlic, and fresh rosemary are ready in less than 30 minutes. Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, these baby potatoes cook while you prepare your main dish. With only 5 minutes of prep time, they're perfect for a weeknight dinner or a quick appetizer at a last-minute party. I once made the mistake of having them done before my main dish and they were almost all gone by the time dinner started!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins

These roasted baby potatoes are simple, quick, and incredibly versatile. Seasoned with garlic fresh rosemary, this roasted baby potato recipe is sure to be a hit in your household.

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Roasted Baby Potatoes Ingredients

It's easy to make these roasted baby potatoes with ingredients you likely already have on hand. Here's what you'll need:

· Baby potatoes: Start with thoroughly washed and dried golden baby potatoes. Make sure they're totally dry (otherwise the oil will not stick).
· Oil: Olive oil keeps the potatoes from drying out and it gives the seasonings something to adhere to.
· Herbs and seasonings: These flavorful roasted potatoes are seasoned with fresh garlic, fresh rosemary, salt, and pepper.

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How to Cook Baby Potatoes

You'll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here's a brief overview of what you can expect when you make this top-rated roasted potatoes recipe:

Toss all the ingredients together, then transfer to a baking sheet. Roast in a preheated oven, shaking often, until the potatoes are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

How Long to Cook Baby Potatoes In the Oven

In an oven preheated to 400 degrees F, these potatoes should be perfectly roasted in about 20 minutes. Make sure to shake the baking sheet often so they don't burn. Cooking time may vary depending on size of the potatoes.

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How to Serve Roasted Baby Potatoes

These roasted baby potatoes pair perfectly with all sorts of main dishes, particularly proteins such as chicken or fish. If you're in need of some delicious inspiration, try one of these recipes:

· Perfect Chicken
· Sirloin Steak with Garlic Butter
· Baked Salmon
· Easy Marinated Pork Tenderloin
· Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

How to Store Roasted Baby Potatoes

Allow the roasted small potatoes to cool completely. Transfer them to a shallow, airtight container and store in the refrigerator for three to five days. Reheat in an oven preheated to 400 degrees F until they are crispy and thoroughly heated through.

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"Simple, straight-forward, and great flavor," raves Allrecipes Allstar Soup Loving Nicole. "Fresh rosemary really makes a difference and I will add even more next time."

"The best … follow the recipe exactly," according to Audrey Folmer. "Turn them every 5 to 8 minutes."

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 ½ pounds unpeeled golden baby potatoes, rinsed and dried thoroughly

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, or to taste

  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Combine potatoes, olive oil, garlic, rosemary, sea salt, and pepper in a bowl. Toss until potatoes are covered and garlic is evenly distributed. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet.

  3. Bake on the bottom rack of the preheated oven, shaking every 5 minutes to prevent burning, until potatoes are crispy on the outsides and fork-tender on the insides, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

193 Calories
7g Fat
30g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 193
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 91mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 34mg 170%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 724mg 15%

* 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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