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Roasted Red Potatoes with Smoked Paprika

by Aggies Kitchen on October 9, 2012

If I had to pick a favorite way to prepare potatoes, it would have to be roasting them. I love how they get perfectly crisp on the outside, but still soft on the inside. And I love seasoning them up real well too; potatoes can be like a blank canvas with endless possibilities with help from your spice cabinet.

These roasted potatoes not only look pretty thanks to a generous dash of smoked paprika, but they taste great. Smoked paprika has become one of my favorite spices to play with, it always gives food such a warm and subtle smoky chili flavor but without totally overpowering it.

Enjoy these potatoes as a simple and healthy side dish to burgers, grilled or braised meats or as a hearty addition to a vegetable plate.

Roasted Red Potatoes with Smoked Paprika

Yield: 4-6 side dish servings

A simple side dish enjoyed by all. The color and flavor given to the potatoes by the smoked paprika makes them extra special and delicious.

Ingredients

  • 6-8 large red potatoes, skin on
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
  • big dash of kosher salt and fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut your potatoes into 1-2" pieces, leaving the skin on. Place in a bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, smoked paprika, garlic powder and chives. Pour over potatoes and gently toss until completely covered. Spread onto a cookie sheet and place in oven. Roast potatoes for about 30-35 minutes, gently tossing halfway through. Once done, generously sprinkle with coarse salt and pepper before serving.
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Amy October 9, 2012 at 6:18 am

These look like they could become my new favorite comfort food. YUM!

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Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar October 9, 2012 at 6:48 am

These sound awesome! Smoked paprika is a magical spice!

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Amy (Savory Moments) October 9, 2012 at 7:03 am

I love the simplicity and deliciousness of roasted potatoes. They are always a winner and smoked paprika is a great addition!

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JulieD October 9, 2012 at 7:13 am

I love red potatoes!!! These look great, Aggie!!

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Jersey Girl Cooks October 9, 2012 at 7:34 am

This is exactly how I love potatoes. I like the addition of smoked paprika.

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Liz @ The Lemon Bowl October 9, 2012 at 7:35 am

I love smoked paprika… could eat it on ice cream!! These look delish.

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Erica October 9, 2012 at 7:51 am

I agree! That crunchy outside/soft inside combo is amazing! Especially when a little spice is involved

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RavieNomNoms October 9, 2012 at 8:09 am

These potatoes look so delicious! What a perfect side for so many dishes!

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Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch October 9, 2012 at 9:01 am

These potatoes look amazing, Aggie. I want them for breakfast!

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Alyssa (Everyday Maven) October 9, 2012 at 9:47 am

So simple but so delicious!

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Heather (Heather's Dish) October 9, 2012 at 10:06 am

how’d you know i have a big bag of red potatoes just waiting to be roasted? these look divine!

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carrian October 9, 2012 at 12:22 pm

Aggie! These are Czech potatoes! MY grandma always made them for us. Thank you for bringing back a sweet memory without even meaning to.

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Sheila October 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Smoked Paprika is one of my favorite spices too! Can’t be with out it!

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Christine October 9, 2012 at 2:44 pm

I also love smoked paprika and I love roasting all kinds of veggies (potatoes, yams, carrots, cauliflower, rutabaga…) but I never thought to combine the two. I’m definitely going to try it!

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Cassie October 9, 2012 at 4:21 pm

I love roasted potatoes and the smoked paprika is perfect!!

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Rachel @ Baked by Rachel October 9, 2012 at 5:00 pm

I’m salivating over here. Love potatoes sooo much.

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Jamie @ Thrifty Veggie Mama October 9, 2012 at 9:55 pm

These look awesome! I love roasted potatoes too. The smoked paprika is a nice addition.

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Shiloh October 9, 2012 at 10:11 pm

Yummy! These look delicious!

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Wanda October 10, 2012 at 7:25 am

I love making them and smoked paprika has become my go to seasoning for many dishes. I don’t use fresh chives, but do use a variety of dry spices. Like oregano, or parsley, even cilantro. Aggie, love your post & so happy to see we have this dish in common! Try it with eggs (like over easy eggs) you’ll love it!

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Bree October 10, 2012 at 12:05 pm

I love everything roasted! And I adore smoked paprika so I bet these would be favorites!

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Allison Day October 11, 2012 at 1:02 am

I adore roasted potatoes, but I’ve never thought to put smoked paprika on them, despite how much I love it. Although, come to think of it, I do have all the ingredients in my kitchen right now… ^_^

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Johnny Weber October 11, 2012 at 2:47 am

Wow!
What a yummy new recipe I learned from you. Hmmm can’t wait to to do this for tonight’s dinner, but will you please let me know if cherry potato is also good for this recipe?

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Aggies Kitchen October 14, 2012 at 10:46 pm

Hello Johnny, I actually don’t know what a cherry potato is, but I’m pretty certain any potato would work in this recipe!

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Kim Bee October 11, 2012 at 9:31 am

Love, love, love roasted potatoes. These look so good. I just want to run into the kitchen and have at it.

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Maya @ Mayaskitchen.ca October 12, 2012 at 9:21 am

These look amazing! just like I like it. Simple yet so tasty :)
I like simple food in general. Although I LOVE the kitchen, I’m a normal human being who also likes to just sit on the sofa and sip coffee :) haha!
Anyways! Love the photos too!
I actually have something similar on my blog but with this awesome spice I found in Costco. I use it so much!! maybe you have something similar in the US? you should try :)
Have a great weekend!
http://www.mayaskitchen.info/2012/08/01/roasted-potatoes-and-sweet-potatoes-irresistable/

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Mike @TheIronYou October 13, 2012 at 4:43 am

I just found your blog and I really like what you’re doing here. So many interesting recipes to choose from, I’m definitely gonna peruse through it all weekend!
Peace
Mike

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Rachel Cooks October 16, 2012 at 9:10 am

These look SO perfect!

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Star February 25, 2013 at 8:17 pm

We really enjoyed this side dish! I will definitely be making this again!

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Aggies Kitchen February 25, 2013 at 9:07 pm

That’s great, thank you so much for letting me know! :)

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Michelle March 29, 2014 at 4:56 pm

Made this tonight and they were great! We love roasted potatoes and have them often but haven’t thought of this combo. I used 1 TBS smoked olive oil too, for some the olive oil. Smelled and tasted so good. Thanks!

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