Easy Greek Potato Bake

By Rena |

Try this Easy Greek Potato Bake Recipe that’s so full of flavor it will change the way you eat potatoes forever. Easy to make, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and topped with fetta cheese and fresh dill garnish.

top down shot of Easy Greek Potato Bake

What’s not to love about this Easy Potato Bake? We all love crispy roasted potatoes which got a major makeover by making it with greek feel-good flavors. This Potato bake recipe will for sure become one of your favorite ways to eat potatoes after you give it a try.

If you’re looking for other Greek-inspired recipes, why not also try my Easy Greek Chicken Salad Recipe and my Easy Greek Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe!

why you’ll love this easy greek potato bake

  • A super crispy potato bake. Golden and crunchy on the outside, fluffy on the inside.
  • A loaded potato bake. It’s not just about the crispy potatoes! This Easy Potato Bake is loaded with goodies, dill, paprika, lemon, garlic, and crumbled feta – so good!
  • A super delicious app, side, or breakfast. This hearty potato bake is an awesome side dish, brunch, or breakfast.
  • An easy bake. Made mainly with kitchen staples, this bake is simple to prep and all cooked up in one skillet.
Easy Greek Potato Bake in a large skillet

ingredients you’ll need

  • Potatoes
  • Olive Oil
  • Red Onion
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Seasoning – smoked paprika, salt, pepper, dried oregano, dill.
  • Crumbled Feta
  • Lemon

how to make this easy greek potato bake

  • First, boil the potatoes – In a pot with water, simmer the potatoes for 6-8 mins. Drain and season with salt and pepper.
  • Next, roast the potatoes – Place the potatoes on a large ovenproof skillet and roast for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy on the tops.
  • Load up your potatoes – Then, once roasted, top them with crumbled feta cheese, red onions, and fresh chopped dill.
  • finally, garnish, serve, and enjoy!
potato bake in a skillet

recipe notes and tips

  • Chop your potatoes into similar sized pieces, so they cook evenly.
  • Use an oven-safe skillet or pan.
  • For more Greek flavor, add some sliced, pitted kalamata olives on top.
  • Use a preheated oven.
  • Also, it’s best to preheat your skillet before adding in the potatoes, so they come up to roasting temp in line with the recipe.
  • For best results, use some tongs to flip your potatoes, halfway through baking.
  • For a spicy kick, add a sprinkle of crushed chili flakes.
  • Swap feta for shredded cheddar for a different flavor profile.
  • You can also swap dill for fresh parsley.
  • Garnish with lemon slices.
close up of Easy Greek Potato Bake
crispy potatoes loaded with feta

faq’s

What is the healthiest way to eat potatoes

Potatoes are loaded with potassium even though they are high glycemic index carbohydrates that are easily digested and spike your insulin. But it has been also said that the body does need these high glycemic index carbs for energy and it doesn’t mean that they are unhealthy for you. The healthiest way to eat Potatoes would be to bake (like this Greek potato bake, steamed or sauteed. Avoid eating fried potatoes.

overhead shot of Crispy Greek potato bake

What is the healthiest potato

Potatoes have a moderate amount of calories and have a high glycemic index. Which means that they can easily be digested. They have a healthy amount of fiber, vitamins, and minerals that support heart health. Fiber is also known to lower cholesterol in your blood and helps with digestion. Also, the healthiest types of potatoes would be those with dark-colored flesh such ask Purple Viking and Yukon Gold.

crispy potatoes in skillet

what to serve with this easy potato bake

This is a hearty recipe and goes well with so many dishes! Here’s some ideas:

skillet full of crispy potatoes
finished recipe in skillet

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finished recipe in skillet

Easy Greek Potato Bake Recipe

Roasted potatoes made with greek flavors and topped with feta cheese and fresh dill
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: Greek
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Potatoes washed and chopped into large bite-sized pieces
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Red Onion diced
  • 2 Garlic Cloves pressed
  • 1 Tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1/4 Cup Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Dill
  • 1/2 Lemon sliced to garnish
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Place the potatoes in a pan, and cover with water, then place it on the stovetop and bring it to the boil. Lower the heat and simmer for about 6-8 minutes, or until the potatoes are just fork tender.
  • Drain, then season generously with salt and pepper. Add garlic, oregano, paprika, and olive oil and gently toss to combine.
  • Place the potatoes on a large ovenproof skillet and roast for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy on the tops.
  • Once roasted, top them with crumbled feta cheese, red onions and fresh chopped dill.
  • Garnish with lemon slices and enjoy!

Notes

  • Chop your potatoes into similar sized pieces, so they cook evenly.
  • Use an oven-safe skillet or pan.
  • For more Greek flavor, add some sliced, pitted kalamata olives on top.
  • Use a preheated oven.
  • Also, it’s best to preheat your skillet before adding in the potatoes, so they come up to roasting temp in line with the recipe.
  • For best results, use some tongs to flip your potatoes, halfway through baking.
  • For a spicy kick, add a sprinkle of crushed chili flakes.
  • Swap feta for shredded cheddar for a different flavor profile.
  • You can also swap dill for fresh parsley.
  • Garnish with lemon slices.
 
Serving size:
Nutrition facts are just an estimate based on the nutrition facts calculator that I use. It is calculated based on 2 servings. It could be enough for 3 servings.

Nutrition

Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 301IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. Chelsea says

    5 stars
    Incredible! I paired this with a side of baked fish and everyone love it. I will definitely be making this again.

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