Potatoes Made Healthier


Rosemary potatoes roasted to a crisp and covered in mouth watering seasonings. Photo Creds www.foodnetwork.com

Ayarri Minor, Write

Potatoes are vegetables that might not be consider nutritious for you, but they taste so good. There are various ways you can make potatoes; unhealthy and fattening being the most popular. The unhealthy version is preeminent in fast food restaurants, for example McDonalds’ French Fries. Making potatoes in a healthier way taste way better than potatoes soaked in grease. Here are some potatoes recipes that won’t make you feel bad for eating.

Roasting vegetables, the action of cooking something in a oven or over an open fire, can boost a food nutrients value. Here’s a delicious recipe for roasted potatoes. It only takes 30 minutes to prepare/cook these potatoes, has 4 servings, and is 227 calories. Prep time for these potatoes 10 minutes, cook time 20 minutes, and ready in 30 minutes.


  • 2 pounds of potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees ( 250 degrees C)
  2. Cut potatoes into bite sized pieces
  3. Toss potatoes in a large roasting pan and toss with rosemary, salt, pepper, and oil until evenly coated
  4. Spread potatoes in a single layer
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Sever potatoes immediately when 20 minutes are up.

Tip: Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensure it cooks evenly, and makes clean up easy.