Lemon Herb Roasted Potatoes

These delicious roasted potatoes are perfect for any occasion. They are easy to make and can be served with a variety of other dishes.


  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Wash the potatoes and slice them into thin wedges.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the potatoes with the lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  4. Spread the potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

These potatoes are best served hot out of the oven. Enjoy!

Potential changes & improvements

There are many ways you can change up this recipe to suit your taste. Here are a few ideas:

  • Add other herbs or spices to the potatoes, such as garlic powder or paprika.
  • Try using different types of potatoes, such as Yukon Gold or red potatoes.
  • Roast the potatoes for a shorter or longer time, depending on how crispy you like them.

What other food it works well with

These potatoes go well with many different dishes. Try serving them with roasted chicken or fish, a green salad, or a simple vegetable soup.

Common mistakes

When making roasted potatoes, it is important to avoid these common mistakes:

  • Not preheating the oven: This will result in the potatoes not cooking evenly and could cause them to stick to the pan.
  • Cutting the potatoes too thick or too thin: If they are too thick, they will take longer to cook and may not get crispy. If they are too thin, they will cook too quickly and may burn.
  • Not using enough oil: The potatoes will stick to the pan and may not get crispy if you do not use enough oil.
  • Overcrowding the pan: If the potatoes are too close together on the pan, they will steam instead of roast.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:

  • Calories: 220
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 480 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 34 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Protein: 5 g


  • Potatoes
  • Lemon

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