Potatoes Baked in Sea Salt

Enjoy these potatoes on their own or as a side dish.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 20 Minutes


6 large red potatoes (about 4 lb.)*
3 tablespoons olive oil
6 tablespoons sea salt**


1. Rinse potatoes, and pierce several times with tines of a fork. Place on a microwave-safe plate; cover with damp paper towels. Microwave at HIGH 8 to 10 minutes. Place potatoes in a large ovenproof skillet or 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle evenly with sea salt, turning to coat.

2. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes or until tender, turning after 10 minutes. Serve with butter and pepper.

*4 lb. petite red potatoes may be substituted.

**6 Tbsp. table salt may be substituted.

Diane Lewis, Ocean City, Maryland,

Southern Living

December 2007