Buttery, crispy and perfectly seasoned, these Onion Roasted Potatoes are a delicious and easy side dish for almost any meal. Simply chop potatoes, stir everything together and bake.
Inspired by the classic Lipton's "Onion Soup Mix" version, these Onion Roasted Potatoes are made from scratch with wholesome ingredients and without soup mix!
Using every day spices and mixed together right in the baking dish (no extra dishes to wash!), they are quick and easy to prepare.
Plus, this copycat version tastes every bit as good as the recipe that inspired them, even with the healthier swaps and reduced oil.
Try making them for a holiday side, to take to a potluck or just to serve with your everyday supper.
- Potatoes- We have made these with a variety of different types of potatoes- russets, Yukon gold or red and they have all turned out. I find Yukon gold potatoes turn out the best, though. Potatoes can be peeled or left unpeeled. For more alternatives, check out this post on Yukon Gold Potato Substitutes.
- Butter- You can use salted or unsalted butter. If using salted butter, reduce added sea salt to ¾ tsp.
- Olive Oil- Avocado oil will also work.
- Dried Onion Flakes
- Dried Basil
- Fine Sea Salt
- Dried Oregano
- Black Pepper
- Garlic Powder
- Onion Powder
- Dried Parsley
1. Mix. Combine the potatoes with melted butter, olive oil and seasonings. This can be done in the baking dish so that you don't need to dirty an extra bowl!
2. Bake. Place the potatoes in an oven preheated to 450 F. Stir after 20 minutes. The potatoes usually take about 40-50 minutes. They should be tender and lightly crisp.
Leftovers and Storage
Make Ahead: This recipe can easily be prepared up to one day in advance. Cover the dish tightly with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator. When ready, bake as directed.
To Store: Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. I don't recommend freezing as the texture of the potatoes will change.
To Reheat: Reheat in the microwave or in the oven at 350 F for about 15 minutes, until warmed through.
OR Try rewarming the potatoes in a frying pan over medium heat until crispy for some tasty hash browns as a side to brunch . No need to add any oil or butter to the frying pan- there is enough already on the potatoes.
Make It Your Own
- Extra Onion Roasted- Dice a fresh yellow onion and mix it in with the potatoes prior to baking.
- Mix in some other vegetables- Replace a portion of the potatoes with an equal volume of another vegetable such as:
- Sweet Potatoes
- Top with fresh herbs- After the potatoes have finished cooking, add some freshly chopped herbs such as parsley, thyme and chives on top.
These tasty potatoes would be good with almost anything! Some ideas:
And some other sides that go great with it:
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Onion Roasted Potatoes
- 3 lbs potatoes diced into ½ inch cubes (about 5-6 large or 6 cups diced)
- 3 tablespoon butter melted
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 3 tablespoon dried onion flakes
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon dried parsley
- Preheat the oven to 450 °F.
- Place potatoes into a shallow baking dish (9x13 or similar capacity). Add butter, olive oil and spices. Mix to combine and ensure all potatoes are coated evenly.
- Bake for 40-45 minutes, stirring halfway through, until the potatoes are tender and golden brown. Serve hot.