Crispy and creamy makes the most delicious potatoes and these Parmesan Roasted Potatoes are just that.
Oven baked for ease and soft centers, but smothered in butter, herbs, and Parmesan that crisps to perfection. These potatoes are the perfect complimentary side dish to your dinner.
There is no doubt that potatoes are pretty much the worlds most perfect food. You can bake them, grill, roast, mash, they can even go in salads!
And potatoes are also fantastic in a variety of flavors, herbs, spicy, smothered in cheese – there really is no wrong way to make a potato.
That being said, there is a RIGHT way to make one and this is one of those ways!
Parmesan Roasted Potato Ingredients
These delicious oven baked baby red potatoes, soaked in butter, favorite herb seasonings, and roasted right in the oven for a delicious Parmesan crust is amazing.
- 1 stick butter (which is 1/2 a cup)
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 3 tablespoons herb seasoning ( I use Mrs Dash)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 lbs red potatoes, washed
- nonstick cooking spray
Prep Potato Recipe
Wash red potatoes, cut them in half, and score the bottoms (see image below).
The best thing about these Parmesan roasted potatoes, besides the crispy outside and creamy centers, are that the herb seasoning can be easily substituted.
Instead of herb seasonings, you can substitute with almost any of your favorites – garlic, onion, spicy seasonings like Cajun – really the choice is yours!
How to Make Parmesan Crusted Potatoes
Let’s get started on making these amazing Parmesan crusted and oven roasted potatoes!
Add 1 stick of butter to a 9×13 baking pan.
Place pan into a cool oven.
Turn the oven to 400 and let the butter melt as the oven preheats.
Remove when butter is melted.
Cut the potatoes in half and score each potato.
In a small bowl, combine cheese and 2 tablespoons of the herb seasoning, salt and pepper and mix well.
Sprinkle onto the bottom of the pan with the melted butter.
Place potatoes, cut side down, into the pan.
Spray the tops of the potatoes with cooking spray and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon of herb seasoning.
Bake potatoes, uncovered, for 40 minutes or until potatoes are tender.