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Recipe - Slow Roasted Greek Lemon Potatoes

These authentic slow roasted Greek lemon potatoes are packed with delicious fresh zesty flavors of lemon, garlic, and oregano. They are so easy to make and are the perfect side dish for so many meals. An authentic greek recipe - the potatoes are cooked in broth, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano. The potatoes suck up all those flavors, to give you a potato that is amazingly tender on the inside, slightly crispy on the outside and so full of flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 4
Calories: 298kcal
Author: Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
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  • 2.6 lb potatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup broth - vegetable/chicken
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 8 garlic cloves - peeled and thickly sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 340ºF/170ºC.
  • Cut the potatoes into chunks. (I don't peel them)
  • Pour the olive oil, lemon juice, chicken stock, lemon zest, whole garlic cloves, oregano and salt into a roasting tin and mix well to combine.
  • Add the potatoes into the mixture and mix gently.
  • Cover the roasting tin with foil and roast the potatoes for 70 minutes then remove from the oven, remove the foil and gently turn them.
  • Return to the oven uncovered for a further 10 minutes.
  • The potatoes should be soft and lightly golden and most of the liquid will have evaporated.


Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 1156mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 34.6mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 9mg
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