Crispy Za’atar Potatoes

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes

Potatoes are roasted with olive oil and za’atar in this easy and flavorful vegetarian side dish recipe.

Zaatar Roasted Potatoes an easy vegan side dish recipe

Every spring I find myself looking for new, easy side dish recipes. Whether it’s to cook for our Passover Seder or to bring for an Easter dinner side dish, you really can never have too many healthy side dish recipes.

Roasted Potatoes with Zaatar Easy Side Dish

These creamy blushing belle potatoes from The Little Potato Company are tossed in extra virgin olive oil then sprinkled with za’atar, salt and pepper. If you haven’t tried za’atar yet, it’s my go-to Lebanese spice mixture filled with sumac, sesame seeds, oregano and other herbs.

Roasted Potatoes with Zaatar a fast vegetarian recipe

It is delicious on roasted vegetables, tossed into a Lebanese salad dressing, or as a marinade for chicken and pork.

Zaatar Roasted Potatoes an easy side dish recipe

The best part? This vegetarian side dish is made with just five simple ingredients and is ready in 20 minutes.

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Za'atar Roasted Potatoes - an easy vegan side dish recipe

Crispy Za’atar Potatoes

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Potatoes are roasted with olive oil and za’atar in this easy and flavorful vegetarian side dish recipe.
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
TOTAL: 30 minutes
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Servings4

Ingredients
 

  • 24 potatoes Blushing Belle or other Little Potato Company variety (sliced in half)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons za’atar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • minced scallions (optional garnish)

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil. 
  • In a small bowl, toss potatoes with olive oil, za’atar, salt and pepper to coat. Spread on baking sheet in a single layer and roast until crispy, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with scallions to serve if you wish.

Nutrition

Serving: 6potatoesCalories: 165kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 3gFat: 7.1gSaturated Fat: 0.9gMonounsaturated Fat: 6.2gSodium: 591mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3g

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12 responses to “Crispy Za’atar Potatoes”

  1. Lisa @ Wine & Glue Avatar
    Lisa @ Wine & Glue

    These look totally perfect! One of my favorite sides!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Thank you Lisa!

  2. Sarah B. Avatar
    Sarah B.

    Liz, I love za’atar and grew up eating my grandfather’s Syrian food. What are your favorite sources of za’atar spice online?

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Oh wow my family is Syrian too!! I like to get it right on Amazon through the link listed right there in recipe. :) http://amzn.to/2oNsLBC

  3. Erin @ Texanerin Baking Avatar
    Erin @ Texanerin Baking

    They look so perfectly crisp! Can’t wait to try them.

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      They are so good!

  4. Gina @Running to the Kitchen Avatar
    Gina @Running to the Kitchen

    I can’t wait to make these!

  5. Candace @ Cabot Avatar
    Candace @ Cabot

    I could eat all these potatoes! Za’atar is my new favorite these days. I haven’t tried it on potatoes, but I will now.

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      It’s so good on potatoes!!! I hope you love it!

  6. Jennifer @ Show Me the Yummy Avatar
    Jennifer @ Show Me the Yummy

    SO crispy! LOVE The Little Potato Company!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      So good!

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Hey there, I’m Liz Della Croce and I’m thrilled to have you here! My aim is to motivate and ignite your passion for cooking amazing meals for your loved ones.