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How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 9. Serving the potatoes. inthekitch.net
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How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven

Have you wanted to try your hand at Hasselback potatoes? The number of thin slices and perfect crispiness can be rather intimidating, but we have a quick tutorial for you to put your mind at ease. Hasselbacks are delicious and a fast, creative way to serve potatoes, especially for a dinner party or holiday meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Swedish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 125kcal
Author Joss D

Equipment

  • Baking tray
  • Basting brush

Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 potatoes
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Fresh thyme, oregano and rosemary
  • Freshly ground sea salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Wash and rinse potatoes (don’t peel them).
    How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 2 image. Potatoes in water. inthekitch.net
  • Place a potato on a spoon.
    How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 3 image. Potato on a spoon. inthekitch.net
  • Make very close cuts on the potato until you reach the spoon, so the potato slices will hold together by the bottom. Repeat with remaining potatoes.
    How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 4 image. Slicing potato on spoon. inthekitch.net
  • Roughly chop the herbs. Mix the olive oil and fresh herbs together.
    How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 5 image. Mixing herbs with oil. inthekitch.net
  • Place the potatoes on a baking tray. Use a basting brush to spread the olive oil and herbs over the potato. Try to get into the slices as well with the oil.
    How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 6 image. Brushing potatoes with oil & herbs. inthekitch.net
  • Sprinkle them with freshly ground salt and pepper.
    How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 7 image. Seasoning potatoes. inthekitch.net
  • Bake the potatoes until they are golden brown with crisp edges, about 60 minutes. This completely depends on the size of the potatoes. Keep an eye on them! If they are looking dry while baking, baste them with a little more olive oil.
    How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 8 image. Baking potatoes. inthekitch.net
  • Serve.
    How to Bake Potatoes in the Oven - Step 9. Serving the potatoes. inthekitch.net

Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 659mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 5.2mg