Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes only have 2 ingredients besides the potatoes. Another SIS (simple is smart) recipe to make your dinner prep. easy.
Those fingerling potatoes are looking a little gnarly. That is because they are potatoes that grew from “volunteers.” That’s right, last year when I dug my fingerling potatoes, some of the potatoes were missed and left in the ground over the winter. Come spring, they sprouted and grew, yielding a nice crop of organically grown gnarly looking potatoes. The important thing is that they taste better than those pretty fingerling potatoes you buy in the store. They didn’t cost me a dime, unlike the organic $5/pound fingerling potatoes in the store.
I have another recipe for oven-roasted potatoes on this site. However, the seasonings for the potato in that recipe are all fresh chopped herbs with garlic and onions. This involves a lot of chopping and mixing, so I created this SIS recipe for the times you just want a fast, simple, and tasty side dish.
SIS is the key to this delicious dish of Oven Roasted fingerling potatoes. This recipe is so simple because it only has 2 ingredients in addition to the potatoes. A package of onion soup and some vegetable oil to drizzle over them before they are baked.
SIS steps for making Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes.
- Wash the potatoes well, because you will be eating the skins.
- Drizzle some vegetable oil over them and toss to coat. You can use grapeseed oil or olive oil also.
- Sprinkle a package of onion soup mix over the potatoes and toss again to let the soup mix coat the potatoes.
- Bake at 425-degrees until the potatoes are crispy on the outside and fork-tender on the inside. This usually takes 45 minutes to an hour.
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- 2 lbs fingerling or baby potatoes
- 1 package onion soup mix
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- Clean and put potatoes in a baking dish (oval or square)
- Drizzle the vegetable oil over the potatoes
- Sprinkle a package of onion soup mix over the potatoes and stir to mix well
- Bake uncovered 425 degrees F for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.