Laura's Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Laura's Lemon Roasted Potatoes

125 Reviews 18 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    45 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 5 m
Recipe by  Laura

“Try this recipe for lemon and dill flavored roasted potatoes that fit perfectly into a Mediterranean or Greek menu.”

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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the canola oil, melted butter, lemon juice, garlic, dill, salt and pepper. Add potatoes and toss to coat. Spread the potatoes out on a baking sheet and drizzle any remaining liquid from the bowl over them.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until potatoes are brown and crispy, about 45 minutes.

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Reading the reviews of others who commented that this recipe called for an excessive amount of oil, I sympathized with the submitter, who probably had to specify a precise amount in order to submit her recipe. While baking demands precise measurements, cooking does not. One's potato might be larger or smaller than others' and so the total amount of one reviewer's potatoes might be completely different from another's and require more or less oil. I'd say use your judgment with this, and use enough to adequately coat the potatoes. I had great success with these--I used a combination of olive oil and butter and otherwise followed the recipe. It may be because I scaled this down to two servings that the potatoes needed about 1o minutes less cooking time, although I did cut them up small. Hubby went on and on about these--perfectly browned and crispy on the outside and almost creamy (according to hubs)on the inside--his point being they weren't mealy. I used Yukon Golds, unpeeled and again, cut into small cubes, which may account for that. The lemon is discreet, not enough to scream "LEMON" but just enough to make you notice something pleasant you couldn't quite put your finger on. Dill is something we always enjoy on potatoes and we did here as well. Great recipe, one we really enjoyed, and a definite "make again" seal of approval from hubs!



OMG, with some changes this was so excellent! It's only 2 of us so I scaled the ingredients for 2 and used one large baking potato. I scrubbed it and cubed it but left the skin on (so it gets crispy - yummy). I also subbed oregano for dill, and chicken stock and olive oil for butter and canola oil. I mixed everything in a liquid measuring cup, and then poured over the potatoes in the pan. Then I just squeezed fresh lemon juice over all. So fast, so easy, and so so good. Highly recommend.



Yum! These were a hit. I followed other suggestions to use less butter and oil but kept the other seasonings the same. I used some tiny red potatoes from the farmer's market, so I didn't even have to slice them up and they made for great presentation. Clean-up was easy since I mixed everything in a Ziploc bag and lined the baking pan with foil. You can't beat that!

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Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 461 cal
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 25 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs
  • 55.2 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 517 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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