Herb Butter Hasselback Potatoes

Herb Butter Hasselback Potatoes

Bring a little Nordic charm to your Christmas table with these tasty Swedish potatoes

Smother them in herb butter for a sure crowd pleaser over the festive period. They make a great alternative to a roasted spud.



Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

• 12 medium potatoes


• 2 tbsp olive oil

• 60g/2oz butter, melted

• A handful of mixed herbs, such as chives, thyme and parsley, chopped


• Salt and pepper

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/Gas Mark 6.

2. Wash the potatoes then carefully make small vertical slits, 2mm apart, three quarters of the way down each potato, all the way along.


3. Put the potatoes in a roasting tray. Brush each potato with oil. Season well with freshly ground black pepper and salt, and roast for 45 minutes until golden and crispy around the edges.

4. Once cooked, top with knobs of butter and herbs.

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