Olive Oil Oven Baked Potatoes

by Merissa on January 1, 2013

in Featured, Recipes

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This side dish is super easy to make sure and you can add various spices based on your tastes. One flavor we like it to add dried onion or garlic just for a little something different. But honestly I like these the best just plain with a nice dollop of sour cream (Get cultures to make your own Sour Cream here) to dip them in!

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Olive Oil Oven Baked Potatoes

What You Need:

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Potatoes
  • Salt

Wash up your potatoes first!

Peel and slice up the potatoes into cubes or pieces, place them in a bowl.

Pour on some olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Stir the potatoes around in the bowl so everything gets coated.

Put the potatoes in a bar pan or some kind of cookie sheet with sides, bake at 400 degrees until the potatoes are soft. You will want to flip them or stir them around half way through baking. (These generally take about 30-40 minutes to bake depending on how many you are making at once.)

Yum! Like I said above, we enjoy eating these with a little bit of sour cream!

Merissa is a born and raised country girl. She loves being a wife and homemaker and strives to give her family the best with whatever she has! She started Little House Living in 2009 to share her love for all things simple, frugal, and natural.
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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Lauren January 1, 2013 at 9:09 am

I love baked potatoes! And I’m a sour cream fan too. :)

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2 Angel January 1, 2013 at 9:18 am

I have garlic-cilantro infused EVOO and some yellow potatoes that needs to be used. Going to through them in the oven in about an hour :)

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3 Merissa January 1, 2013 at 9:47 am

Yum! Great idea!

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4 Dominique @PurpleKale January 1, 2013 at 9:28 am

Simple and easy! Love it!

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5 Laura January 1, 2013 at 9:45 am

Yum! I love delicious and simple dishes.

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6 Ashley H January 1, 2013 at 11:16 am

I’m going to have to try this. I love easy and tasty recipes. Thanks for sharing :)

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7 SuperMommy January 1, 2013 at 11:00 pm

Looks delicious and very easy to make. Thanks for posting. :-)

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8 Jo January 2, 2013 at 8:16 am

These are great with rosemary, too!

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9 LaVieta Rauh January 16, 2013 at 3:11 pm

Add onion and garlic

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10 Rita February 11, 2013 at 12:55 pm

We do this a lot, except I use foil and make packets. I add onion sometimes, also have made the packets with carrots included as well. And soooo easy to clean up :)

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11 Angel March 23, 2013 at 4:18 pm

Do you do anything extra for the packets? Does it take less baking time?

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12 sharon February 11, 2013 at 1:05 pm

Have made these a couple of times since the original post and the family LOVES these potatoes. Easy to fix and you know what’s in it!

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13 Ali April 17, 2013 at 5:46 pm

I use whatever is in season: squash, onions (always), potatoes, sweet potatoes, asparagus, zuchinni or carrots. I have put seasoned salt on it also and rosemary. This is a great weight watchers side dish!

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14 Barbara Jo April 22, 2013 at 12:55 pm

Going to make these for dinner tonite
with my pork chops and cabbage

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15 Mary Kellogg November 1, 2013 at 6:20 pm

Just put these in the oven, included half a bag of onion/red/green pepper frozen chopped veggies.

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