Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Crispy Roasted Potato Rounds

This recipe combines the flavor of roasted potatoes with the crispiness of french fries into one wonderful crispy potato round. This is a simple side dish to make and will go over equally well with kids and adults.



Recipe adapted from Melissa's Cuisine
Crispy Roasted Potato Rounds

2 large russet potatoes
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon sea salt

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Prepare a sheet pan by lining with aluminum foil. Wash and dry potatoes; slice into 1/4 inch thick rounds. In a large zip top bag, combine olive oil, sea salt, and potato slices. Seal the bag and shake carefully for about 2 minutes until all slices are covered in a starchy paste. Place potatoes in a single layer on the prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, until the bottoms of the potatoes turn golden brown. Flip the potatoes over, then return to the oven for about another 10 minutes.




The simple ingredients are russet potatoes, olive oil, and sea salt.


Slice the potatoes in 1/4 inch thick rounds, then combine with olive oil and sea salt in a zip top bag.



The sea salt adds the perfect bit of saltiness to these potatoes, and the small bit of olive oil produces a nice crispiness to the outside.




7 comments:

  1. I love potatoes like this, these look delicious!

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  2. This is such a simple recipe that everyone would love in my house. It's a perfect side dish for almost any meal.

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  3. Such a simple recipe, Anita, and they look simply delicious!!

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  4. YUM!!!! So easy and quick and I always have all those ingredients on hand. It's a keeper! Thank you!

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  5. Trying these this week. My kids will all eat "fries" so perhaps I'll have found a potato side that all 3 will eat. They can even dip into their fav condiment:) Pinning, thanks!
    Amanda

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  6. Yum! I love simple side dishes like these too :)

    I wanted to thank you for submitting this to Recipe Sharing Monday last week. The new party is up this morning and I'd love it if you joined us again. Have a great week!

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