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Oven Roasted Potato Recipe

Hearty side dish:

Oven Roasted Potato RecipeOven Roasted Potatoes - easy recipe with bacon and more spices - great side dish

We love potatoes, cooked just about any way you can think of. This recipe is easy to prepare, you just toss everything together in your iron skillet and bake. It practically makes itself!

Oven roasted potatoes spicy bacon filled easy to prepare


2-3 lbs. of potatoes (I used a medley of blues, reds, yukons)

3 T Olive Oil

1 sm. sweet onion (chopped – I used a Vidalia onion)

2 gloves garlic crushed/chopped

1 t crushed red peppers

1 t salt –  to taste

1 t pepper – to taste

4 slices of cooked bacon, chopped

2 T chopped chives

Preheat oven to 450

Ingredients for the iron skillet roasted potatoes recipe

  • Wash your potatoes and cut in to cubes

Add olive oil to the potatoes

  • add spices
  • add olive oil
  • toss

Toss to mix in the oil and spices

Tip: Don’t mess up a bowl, just add every thing to your cast iron skillet and toss, mix well.

Cover with aluminum foil or lid, place in oven for 30 minutes, test with fork to check for doneness.

Sprinkle cooked bacon and chives over the cooked potatoes.

Iron skillet oven roasted potato recipe, filled with flavor and bacon

Grab a fork and plate and enjoy.

These are a little spicy with the red peppers, they are totally optional.

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Oven roasted potato recipe, filled with flavor. Easy to make in your iron skillet. Bacon included in recipes.

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ps. Vidalia onions are the best ever!


  1. Such a beautiful dish. It sounds like it has great flavor!

  2. This looks delicious!! I’ve never strayed outside of rosemary and lemon roasted potatoes, but I’m definitely going to try these!

  3. Oven roasted vegies of all kinds is my favorite. I like to mix sweet potato, red potato, parsnips and butternut squash.

  4. Oh I missed the challenge!! But I love potatoes (and actually just shared a sweet potato recipe too!) This one looks SO good!! Yum!!

  5. I have never added bacon to my roasted potatoes. Now I’m wondering why I haven’t!! What a great way to add some flavor to those potatoes!

  6. Wow! This is my kind of dish. I love roasted potatoes. Your potatoes look amazing. i pinned them too.

  7. I just got a cast iron skillet recently and can’t wait to try this! I love that you used such colorful varieties too!

  8. This is amazing! I love that it’s all made in the cast iron skillet- I truly hate washing dishes but love using my cast iron skillet when I can.

  9. These look delish and I have a season skillet ready to go. Can’t wait to try.

  10. Your potatoes look wonderful, Debbie. I just saw some of the purple potatoes at WalMart (for planting). Of course, I gotta’ give it a try. And yes, Vidalias are the best!

  11. I rarely cook anything, so I don’t have a lot of things on hand, but the taters look yummy!


  12. I love all the different kinds of potatoes you used. I’ve got to try this. What a great pan fry food! 😉

  13. Loving ALL the recipes.. We roast potatoes, but haven’t tried it with the spices and bacon. Can’t wait to try it! Pinning!

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