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The New Kitchen Cookbook

Roasted Potatoes

This recipe began life as Garlic Roasted Potatoes by Ina Garten. But I think only the absence of garlic merits headline status in a vegetable recipe.

Garlic powder will stick to the potatoes better, but then you won’t have any burnt garlic bits left over to snack on.



  1. Cut the potatoes into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Mix with garlic, oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Arrange in a single layer in a roasting pan.
  4. Sprinkle artfully with cumin and paprika.
  5. Roast 45 minutes at 400°, stirring halfway through.


Combine with roasted green beans for the last 15 minutes.