Herbed Potatoes with Lemon
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Dan Becker
Yields Makes 6 to 8 servings
These tender, golden potatoes go well with any simple roasted meat or fish. Prep and Cook Time: about 1 1/4 hours.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Halve potatoes and soak in cold water 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2
2

Drain potatoes and dry with a kitchen towel. Put in a large bowl with 3 tbsp. olive oil, 2 tsp. salt, and 1 tbsp. chopped thyme and mix to coat. Spread potatoes in a single layer on an oiled rimmed baking sheet, flat side down, and roast 25 minutes. Drizzle with remaining 1 tbsp. olive oil and roast 30 more minutes, or until golden underneath.

Step 3
3

Loosen from pan with a spatula and transfer to a serving platter. Sprinkle with parsley, lemon zest, remaining 2 tsp. thyme, and salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 3 pounds small (2-in.) waxy potatoes, such as Red Bliss or Yukon Gold
 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for pan
  About 2 tsp. kosher salt
 1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme leaves
 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
 1 1/2 tablespoons Meyer or regular (Eureka) lemon zest
  Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Step 1
1

Halve potatoes and soak in cold water 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2
2

Drain potatoes and dry with a kitchen towel. Put in a large bowl with 3 tbsp. olive oil, 2 tsp. salt, and 1 tbsp. chopped thyme and mix to coat. Spread potatoes in a single layer on an oiled rimmed baking sheet, flat side down, and roast 25 minutes. Drizzle with remaining 1 tbsp. olive oil and roast 30 more minutes, or until golden underneath.

Step 3
3

Loosen from pan with a spatula and transfer to a serving platter. Sprinkle with parsley, lemon zest, remaining 2 tsp. thyme, and salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Herbed Potatoes with Lemon