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Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes

Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes with garlic and herbs is a quick and easy side dish for any meal. Potatoes get crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside and are full of delicious flavors from the roasted garlic and rosemary. 

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Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes garnished with fresh rosemary

Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes

Fresh Rosemary in a white bowl with a wire basket of baby red potatoes

Our garden has really taken off in the last week. We have been digging a few potatoes for dinner and I couldn’t wait to try them in the air fryer. 

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Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes with fresh rosemary in a black bowl, blue check towel

Roasted potatoes are one of my favorite side dishes because they are so easy. During the summer I just hate turning on the oven. So the air fryer is just the ticket for an easy side dish.

Bowl of baby red potatoes with salt, garlic and rosemary

How to Make Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes:

  1. Cut larger potatoes into about 1 1/2-2 inch chunks, you can leave smaller baby potatoes whole. 
  2. Place in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Add rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper and toss to coat well. Air Fryer Basket of baby red potatoes
  3. Add potatoes to air fryer basket and spread evenly.
  4. Cook at 350° for 22-25 minutes, stir after about 10 minutes. 

New Potatoes Roasted in Air Fryer Basket

Oven Method for Roasted Potatoes:

If you don’t have an air fryer, follow the same preparation and layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until potatoes are cooked through.

Variations for Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes:

I used baby red potatoes from our garden. Russets or Yukon gold potatoes would also be delicious. You can scrub them and cook with the skins on or peel them if you prefer. 

Use what ever herbs you have on hand. Fresh or dried, either is fine. 

More Potato Recipes to Try:

Potato Gratin is a creamy and ultra cheesy. The ultimate comfort food. So good with just about every meal.

French Fries are the classic drive thru favorite made right at home! Crispy and delicious!

Grilled Potatoes are the perfect side for any meal on the grill. Filled with cheese and everything bagel seasoning. Easy and delicious!

Bacon Cheeseburger Twice Baked Potatoes is a hearty potato dish that will immediately be on your favorites list. 

The Best Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes are a must when you are craving mashed potatoes. If you haven’t ever tried them with browned butter, you are missing out. 

Oven Fried Tater Tots – This one would work fantastic in the air fryer! So crispy and delicious and you have to check out my secret ingredient!

Roasted Red Potatoes in a bowl

Should I Buy an Air Fryer?

I have to admit, I was pretty skeptical of air fryers. You know I’m big on deep fried foods like Southern Fried Shrimp, Fried Pickles, Fried Squash, Chicken Fried Steak Bites. My list of favorite fried foods is pretty long and I’ll be adapting these recipe for the air fryer soon!

I told my parents that they didn’t need an air fryer, that their convection oven would do the same thing. That is until I got an air fryer. 

Black bowl of roasted red potatoes with rosemary

I do love that you can get crispy food in an air fryer without all of the oil from deep frying. Air fryer French fries are awesome. I used my air fryer every day solid for a week and that is saying something. I am usually slow to coming around to a new gadget in the kitchen.

If you have a large family, I do recommend getting a bigger air fryer. I was concerned that even the big one would not work for our family but it totally does. 

Food cooks fast in the air fryer and even if I cook 2 batches, it’s still faster than deep frying or using the oven. It’s easy enough or my teenager to use.

Is an Air Fryer Hard to Clean?

The cleanup is a snap. So much less of a mess than deep frying. Nothing sticks to the basket. I just hand wash after each use. 

Best Air Fryer to Buy

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Best Air Fryer to Buy:

I have the Power Air Fryer XL and have been very pleased with it. 

If you are looking for a multi-function air fryer, I’ve heard amazing things about the Ninja Foodi.

Roasted Potatoes with fresh herbs in a bowl

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Baby Potatoes roasted with garlic and rosemary in a bowl, blue check napkin, and serving spoon

 

Yield: 4 servings

Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes

Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes with fresh rosemary in a black bowl, blue check towel

Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes with garlic and herbs is a quick and easy side dish for any meal. Potatoes get crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside and are full of delicious flavors from the roasted garlic and rosemary. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds potatoes, red, russet or Yukon gold
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Scrub potatoes and peel if desired. Cut larger potatoes into about 1 1/2-2 inch chunks, you can leave smaller baby potatoes whole. 
  2. Add potatoes to a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Add rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper and toss with hands until potatoes are throughly coated. 
  4. Spread potatoes in air fryer basket in an even layer. 
  5. Cook at 350° for 22-25 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Stir about half way through.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 357Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 296mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 5gSugar: 4gProtein: 6g

Nutritional calculation is estimated and may not be accurate.

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2 Comments

  1. This will be an excellent mix if you serve the roasted potatoes by roasted small tomato fried onion ring and Balsamic pickles.
    Eliahu

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