Perfectly Roasted Potatoes

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This is almost more of a method than a recipe, it’s so easy.  If you need an extra side dish for Thanksgiving, these would be a hit!  (Plus, you probably have the ingredients in your pantry already.)  My family loves these potatoes.  For a treat, we sometimes add some shredded cheddar, bacon bits, and chopped green onions.  Who doesn’t love cheese fries?!  ~ Erin


  • 2 lb. russet potatoes
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 T. seasoned salt, divided
  • 1 T. garlic powder (NOT garlic salt), divided
  • Chives, optional (I use the lightly dried kind found in the produce section.)


Preheat the oven to 400° F.

Peel the potatoes and dice into ½ inch pieces.

Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray, then sprinkle the sheet lightly with ½ T. seasoned salt and ½ T. garlic powder.

Arrange the potatoes in a single layer on top of the seasoning.

Spray the potatoes lightly with cooking spray and sprinkle them with the remaining ½ T. of seasoned salt and garlic powder.

Bake for 45 minutes.  Take them out of the oven, loosen them from the pan with a metal spatula, stir, return to the oven, and continue cooking for an additional 15 minutes.  Do not stir them before the 45 minute mark or all your yummy crusty goodness will not stay intact.

Sprinkle with chopped chives, if desired.

WW Freestyle Info.:  This recipe makes 5 servings.  Each 3 ounce (weight) serving is 2 points.

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