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Crispy Parmesan Potatoes

Parmesan Crispy Potatoes are a simple and delicious side dish, perfect to accompany main courses at Christmas time. Let's take a look at the recipe together!
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Crispy Parmesan Potatoes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Prep 10 minutes
  • Cook 30 minutes
  • Servings 4 people

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with our mouth-watering Crispy Parmesan Potatoes recipe. A perfect blend of simplicity and flavor, this dish is a must-try for Potato Lovers and culinary enthusiasts alike. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, these golden, crispy potatoes, coated with a generous layer of Parmesan cheese, are sure to impress.

Our recipe offers a unique twist on the classic roasted potatoes. Each bite of these Parmesan-Crusted Roasted Potatoes bursts with a harmonious blend of savory Parmesan cheese and the natural, earthy goodness of potatoes. The outer layer is irresistibly crispy, creating a perfect contrast to the soft, fluffy interior. This dish is not just a side; it’s a showstopper that can elevate any meal, from casual family dinners to festive gatherings.

Perfectly seasoned and roasted to golden perfection, these potatoes are more than just a dish; they are a culinary experience. The key to their magic lies in the balance of flavors and textures. The nutty, salty Parmesan cheese complements the natural sweetness of the potatoes, while the roasting process ensures a crisp exterior with a tender heart.

Not only are these Crispy Parmesan Potatoes delicious, but they are also incredibly versatile. Serve them alongside your favorite protein, like grilled chicken or steak, or enjoy them as a standalone treat. They’re also a great option for those seeking vegetarian or gluten-free dishes without compromising on taste.

So, get ready to transform simple ingredients into a spectacular dish that will be the talk of your table. Dive into our recipe for Crispy Parmesan Potatoes and discover how easy it is to bring a gourmet touch to your everyday cooking.

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  1. To prepare Parmesan Crispy Potatoes first boil the new potatoes in salted water for about 5 minutes, retaining their skins. Let them cool, then cut them in half.

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  2. In a nonstick baking dish put a drizzle of oil and spread it well. Then sprinkle the whole baking dish with the chopped sage, rosemary and thyme, a little bit’ of paprika and a generous handful of grated Parmesan cheese.

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  3. Now brush the potatoes with a little bit’of olive oil and then sprinkle with more grated Parmesan cheese. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (200°C) for about 30-40 minutes, always checking during baking.

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  4. When they are nicely browned, take your Parmesan Crispy Potatoes out of the oven and serve them piping hot.

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The Crispy Parmesan Potatoes are customizable according to your preferences: try them with a mix of parmesan and pecorino cheese, or substitute the sweet paprika for the spicy paprika or chopped aromatic herbs such as rosemary, sage or thyme.


For this recipe we used new potatoes, but it can also be made with normal potatoes. In that case always boil them in salted water for 5-10 minutes (depending on the size) then let them cool, remove the skin and cut them into chunks. This way they will remain firm and compact and finish baking to perfection in the oven.



The Crunchy Parmesan Potatoes should be served as soon as they are ready, to best enjoy the crispy layer of cheese. Should you have leftovers, you can still store them in the refrigerator, inside an airtight container, for 1 to 2 days and reheat them in the oven for about ten minutes before eating.