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Greek Style Lemon Roasted Potatoes are a flavorful side dish bursting with flavor.

In addition to broth and olive oil, potatoes are cooked with fresh lemon juice, herbs, and broth. They are the ideal side dish for just about any meal and are so easy to make with things you already have!

For a truly creative lunch, pair this delectable side dish with Greek meatballs or chicken souvlaki and a Greek salad.

Using the Best Potato

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Food: Greek Style Lemon Potatoes (Source: Serious Eats)

Any type of potato you have in your cupboard will work in this recipe. But when buying, keep an eye out for these:

  • Russets: Delicious russets should be peeled for this dish due to their thick skin.
  • Yukon gold potatoes are a fantastic option for Greek lemon potatoes due to their buttery meat and thin skin.
  • New potatoes don’t even need to be peeled!
  • Red potatoes are thin-skinned, waxy, and only require cutting into uniform pieces.

Greek Lemon Potatoes Recipe

This Greek Style Lemon Roasted potato is very simple to prepare because the oven does all the work! Just adhere to these simple steps:

  1. Combine the ingredients, including the lemon juice and chicken broth (per the recipe below).
  2. In a baking dish, cover potatoes with liquid.
  3. Roast until meat is tender.

This meal has a rich flavor that comes from oregano and garlic. Add some dried rosemary for even more zest, since it always brings out the best tastes in chicken.

Serving Ideas (Greek Style Lemon Roasted Potatoes)

This side dish is so delicious that it could nearly be eaten by itself. But try it with these delectable entrees to make it a complete dinner!

  • PORK Pork tenderloin, crispy breaded pork chops, and grilled pork chops
  • FISH OR CHICKEN Greek lemon potatoes go well with grilled salmon, chicken kabobs marinated in a sauce, and grilled chicken breast.
  • Tzatziki Sauce is, of course, served on the side.

Warming Up Roasted Potatoes

In an airtight container, leftovers can be stored for up to 4 days in the refrigerator. Another choice is freezing, albeit once frozen, the texture might change. For up to six months, they can be stored in the freezer in an airtight container.

To Warm Up

  • Place in an oven-safe pan covered with foil or in a stovetop skillet over low heat until well heated.
  • Alternately, simply heat in the microwave until steaming.

Lemon Roasted Potatoes in Greek Style

The delectable, savory side dish Greek Style Lemon Roasted Potatoes is ideal for any day of the week!

ten minutes to prepare

1 hour 30 minutes to cook

1 hour 40 minutes in total

servings: Six portions


  • 2 ½ lbs potatoes peeled and quartered if large, cut in half if smaller
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • salt & pepper to taste


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Food: Greek Style Lemon Potatoes (Source: Serious Eats)
  1. Set the oven to 400 °F.
  2. Combine everything else, excluding the potatoes.
  3. In a greased 9×13 pan, put the potatoes (metal is preferred). Over the potatoes, pour the chicken broth mixture.
  4. 45-minute roast. For another 45 minutes, stir and roast.


4 large or 8 tiny potatoes are equal to about 2 12 pounds of potatoes. Depending on how the potatoes are shaped, this can change. For this recipe, the measurement does not need to be exact.

The number of potatoes per serving will vary depending on the size of the potatoes; this yields roughly 6 servings.

For up to four days, keep in an airtight container.

Place in the microwave and cook through to reheat!

Nutrition information

Calories: 237 | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 854mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg