Crispy Italian Oven Roasted Garlic Potatoes in a sheet pan.

Crispy Italian Oven Roasted Garlic Potatoes

These Crispy Italian Oven Roasted Garlic Potatoes will quickly become one of your favorite side dishes. Crispy on the outside; tender on the inside.
Course side
Cuisine Italian
Keyword crispy roasted potatoes, Italian roasted potatoes, potatoes in the oven, roasted garlic potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 291kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 4 large or 8 medium red potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary fresh and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Italian flat leaf parsley fresh and finely chopped
  • 3 sage leaves fresh and chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves smashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano dried
  • a few pinches of chili pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil for drizzling bottom of roasting pan
  • If desired garnish with more fresh herbs.


  • Peel and cut potatoes (cut in half if medium or in quarters if large).
  • Soak potatoes in large bowl of cold water for 1-2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 425° F (220° C).
  • Place one oven grate at the bottom and one in the middle of the oven.
  • Brush bottom of roasting pan with olive oil. Set aside.
  • Drain the water from the potatoes and pat dry.
  • In a large bowl combine all the herbs and spices.
  • Toss properly together with the potatoes.
  • Arrange the potatoes in a single layer, with cut side down in roasting pan.
  • Place on the bottom grate and roast for 15 minutes.
  • Lower heat to 375° F (190° C) and continue to roast for another 35-45 minutes or so. No need to turn the potatoes over.
  • During the last 5 minutes, transfer the pan to the middle of the oven and turn on the heat to broil.
  • Remove from oven and wait a few minutes for the oil to be reabsorbed by the potatoes.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs and serve.


Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 1003mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.1mg