Roasted Potatoes with Basil

These potatoes are worth every step of the recipe, as they turn out slightly crispy and still creamy.

Serves: 5Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 5


  • 5 medium potatoes, quartered into long wedges
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 large basil leaves
  • 1 1⁄2 Tbsp. thyme
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  • Place the potato wedges into a large saucepan of cold water and heat over medium-high until the water starts to boil. Drain and set aside.
  • Place the olive oil in a large frying pan and heat over medium heat.
  • Sauté the potatoes for about 15 minutes or until they brown. Add the basil, thyme, salt, and pepper and stir.
  • Put the onion and potatoes on a baking dish or roasting pan, and roast in the oven for another 15 minutes, until the sides are crisp.
  • Serve immediately.