These baked potatoes It couldn’t be easier — all you have to do is toss them in olive oil and an easy herb mix before sticking them in the oven to bake. While the process is fairly simple, the result is anything but ordinary.
If you’re ever in the Fit Foodie Finds studio, you’ll hear a lot of talk about our love for potatoes. Baked potatoes, french fries, mashed potatoes, you name the potato and we love it. These baked potatoes are a new addition to our potato loving family.
These baked potatoes are crispy on the outside and perfectly fluffy on the inside and true perfection when it comes to the potato side.
What you need to make baked potatoes
Besides the obvious potatoes, this recipe calls for a few simple ingredients you’ll likely already have in your pantry: olive oil, salt, dried thyme and rosemary, cracked black pepper, and fresh parsley. We handpicked potatoes because of their small size and delicious texture, but any small potato would taste fantastic!
There’s also something so special about the combination of rosemary, thyme and fresh parsley that makes these fries stand out from the crowd.
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Variations and Substitutions
Potato Fingerlings: Any small potato will work well in this recipe. You can use red potatoes, baby potatoes, or even mini Yukon Gold potatoes for a slightly different flavor and texture.
Olive oil: Avocado oil and grapeseed oil are both great alternatives to olive oil. You can also use melted butter for a richer taste.
Herbs: If you don’t have dried thyme and rosemary, you can use whatever herbs you have on hand.
Oregano, basil, or even Italian seasoning would work well in this recipe. Just be sure not to skip the fresh parsley at the end, as it adds a delicious freshness to the dish.
Storage instructions + freezer
Store leftover crisps in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
to freeze Place the potatoes in an airtight container lined with parchment paper and store in the freezer for up to 3 months. Note that fries may lose their crispiness once they are thawed and reheated. We recommend reheating with an air fryer for best results.
Serving suggestions for baked potatoes
The real question is: what does NOT go with this recipe for potato fingers? To have the best weeknight dinner you’ve had in a while, we recommend pairing these perfect fries with epic foods like Roast Pork Roast, Juicy Spatula Turkey, or Crispy Cast Iron Chicken Thighs. As for sides, you can’t go wrong with these delicious Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Mediterranean Quinoa Salad, or Bacon Green Beans!