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Parmesan Roasted Potatoes : Easy Family Dinner Ideas

Parmesan Roasted Potatoes are just another one of my Easy Family Dinner Ideas that are simple to make. If you need easy side dishes this one is perfect.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Soak 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 8 russet potatoes
  • 2 cups ice
  • tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives


  • Wash & cut the potatoes into thin round slices & place in large bowl.
  • Once you have cut all the potatoes fill the bowl with enough water to cover them.
  • Add about 2 cups ice to the bowl & let sit for about 30 minutes.
  • Once potatoes have soaked for 30 minutes - remove from the water & pat them dry with a paper towel.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Place dried potatoes in a large sip top bag with garlic powder, paprika, salt & pepper - zip closed & shake well to coat potatoes.
  • Add in olive oil, close bag & shake to coat evenly.
  • Remove the potatoes from bag & lay in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet - it may take more than one baking sheet.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until potatoes are cooked through & are brown & crispy on the outside.
  • Remove & immediately transfer to a large bowl, add in both types of parmesan cheese, parsley & chives & toss to coat.
  • Serve with ranch dressing or ketchup while hot.