Cheesy Garlic Potatoes

Roasted potatoes are always flavorful, even when all you do is add a little salt and pepper.

This recipe takes this simple side dish to a new level though by adding a healthy dose of garlic sautéed in butter and a handful of your favorite grated cheese. Very easy, but incredibly delicious.

Cheesy Garlic Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Potatoes

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

This super easy potato recipe combines oven-roasted Yukon golds with butter, garlic and grated cheese to make a flavorful side to serve with a wide variety of entrees.


  • 2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 to 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely grated cheese (Fontina, Cheddar, Asiago, Havarti)


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and coat a shallow baking pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Place the potatoes in a bowl, drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  3. Arrange the potatoes on the prepared baking pan in a single layer and roast until tender and golden brown, 18 to 25 minutes.
  4. When the potatoes are done roasting, heat the remaining tablespoon of oil along with the butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté until soft and fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes (do not brown).
  5. Add the potatoes, combine well and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring continually.
  6. Sprinkle with the cheese, toss gently to combine, then transfer to a bowl and serve immediately.