Spicy Oven Roasted Red Potatoes

Oven roasted red potatoes will be the perfect side dish for all your Summer cookouts.  Bursting with flavor, crispy on the outside, tender on the inside and ready in 30 minutes.

If you love your Summer cookouts with family and friends these roasted red potatoes will go perfect with these beef shish kabobs, teriyaki chicken kabobs, and these shrimp and scallop kabobs. 

Oven roasted red potatoes on a sheet pan lined with white parchment paper, using a black serving spoon to remove from pan, by The Food Cafe

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Oven roasted red potatoes

Side dishes are one of my favorite things to make, why? because there are ba-zillions of things you can make to go with anything.  That is why this roasted red potatoes recipe is one of my favorites, especially for the Summer time. 

It requires minimal clean up, very few ingredients, and is a no fail side dish of crispy, yet tender potatoes to go with all your backyard cookouts.

oven roasted red potatoes on a sheet pan seasoned with taco seasoning and fresh chopped parsley, the perfect summer side dish by The Food Cafe.

These oven roasted red potatoes are seasoned simply with a pack of taco seasoning, fresh cracked black pepper, and if you really want to kick the heat up lather on some chili sauce or serve it along side for dipping.

How to roast red potatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.  Cut potatoes into quarters and place in a large mixing bowl.Three images showing the steps how to make roasted red potatoes. The first image shows a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, the second image shows cutting potatoes into quarters on a white surface, the third image shows cut red potatoes in a clear glass mixing bowl on a white surface, by The Food Cafe.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a microwave safe dish and pour over potatoes and stir to coat.  Add taco seasoning and fresh cracked pepper, stir again.  Pour potatoes onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.  Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with chili sauce for dipping.Four images showing the second steps of how to make oven roasted red potatoes. The first image shows cut potatoes in a clear glass bowl having coconut oil poured over the top. The second image shows the cut potatoes seasoned with taco seasoning and black pepper. The third images shows the potatoes mixed with seasoning and the fourth images shows the red potatoes spread out on the prepared sheet pan, by The Food Cafe.

Are red potatoes healthier than regular potatoes?

Potatoes nutritional value comes from the skin, and red potatoes are filled with nutrients such B vitamins, fiber, and iron.

How long to roast baby red potatoes

Oven roasted red potatoes take about 30 minutes to roast in the oven at 400 degrees.  You want them slightly crisp on the outside, and tender, but not falling apart on the inside.

Oven roasted red potatoes on a baking sheet lined with white parchment paper with a black serving spoon to spoon potatoes up, by The Food Cafe.

What to season roasted red potatoes with

You can season roasted red potatoes with so many different things:

  • taco seasoning
  • ranch dressing (dry mix)
  • garlic salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • parmesan cheese
  • dry onion soup mix
  • butter and garlic

What goes with roasted red potatoes?

The great thing about this roasted red potato recipe is that it can go with some many things.  They go great with chicken, steak, pork chops, kielbasa, or can be thrown into a potato salad, the options are endless.

oven roasted red potatoes on a white plate and white background with a white and gold fork stabbing through three of the potatoes, by The Food Cafe.

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Oven Roasted Red Potatoes

Servings: 8 people
Oven roasted red potatoes will be the perfect side dish for all your Summer cookouts. Bursting with flavor, crispy on the outside, tender on the inside and ready in 30 minutes.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 LB baby red potatoes quartered
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2 tsp fresh cracked pepper
  • chopped parsley to garnish
  • chili paste for dipping (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Cut potatoes into quarters and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a microwave safe dish and pour over potatoes and stir to coat. Add taco seasoning and fresh cracked pepper, stir again. Pour potatoes onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with chili sauce for dipping.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oven roasted red potatoes, red potatoes, roasted red potatoes
Author: Shannon

Nutrition

Calories: 76kcal, Carbohydrates: 14g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 25mg, Potassium: 394mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 10IU, Vitamin C: 7.3mg, Calcium: 11mg, Iron: 0.7mg

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