These are hands down the easiest potatoes to make. They get all crispy and delicious in the oven. On busy nights, I'll simply add olive oil, salt, and pepper, and the boys gobble them up. When I have more time, I'll mix in a few cloves of minced garlic and chopped thyme or rosemary for extra flavor.
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1. Preheat oven to 450°.
2. Scrub and rinse potatoes; pat dry with paper towels. Cut potatoes diagonally into 1/3-inch slices. Combine potato, oil, and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a large bowl; toss to coat. Spread potato mixture in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes.
3. Sprinkle garlic over potato mixture; turn potato mixture with a spatula. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Kids Can Help: Once you've sliced the potatoes, kids can toss them with the olive oil and other ingredients, and then spread them out on the baking sheet. They can also pick the thyme and rosemary off the stems for you if they really want to learn!
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