Oven Roasted Red Potatoes – nicely cut baby red potatoes tossed in olive oil, herbs, garlic and creole seasoning. A great and simple side dish for anything grilled or skillet meat. Crispy, garlicky with a kick of heat!
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Scrub potatoes , clean and cut them in half .Place in a saucepan with water and about 1//2 teaspoons salt, you may add more after roasting .
Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook for until just until the edges are tender. about 6-7 minutes. Potatoes should be almost cooked. Drain water and simmer for about 1 minute or until potatoes is completely dry .
Meanwhile , in a small pan set over medium low heat, combine oil, minced garlic and creole seasoning . Stir for about 30 seconds – 1 minute. Let this mixture sit for about 5 minutes.
Add about 1 tablespoon or more to the parboiled potatoes, toss, mix well.
Line a baking sheet with baking mat or parchment paper.
Spread the potatoes in a single layer on the baking sheet . Bake potatoes for 35-40 minutes, flipping them every 15 minutes with a spatula until they’re evenly browned and crispy, according to preference. You may add parsley as you turn .
Remove, add more spice mixture -to taste . Allow to cool slightly and serve immediately.