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Paprika Roast Potatoes

Paprika Roast Potatoes

Roast potatoes are a firm favourite with our traditional Sunday roast dinner lunch.

These roast potatoes are fluffy on the inside, with that lovely crunch on the outside. A bad roast potato can ruin a roast dinner, but you won’t be disappointed with these beauties.

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Olive Oil:

  • Powerful anti-inflammatory antioxidants, which may help reduce the risk of a stroke and heart disease.


  • Contains antioxidants which help fight inflammation in the body.
  • Vitamin E, beta carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin are all present and may help with eye health.
Close Up of Paprika Roast Potatoes Before Roasting


  • Store in the fridge for a couple of days and warm through in the oven on a gentle heat.
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Paprika Roast Potatoes

Roast potatoes seasoned with paprika
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: English
Keyword: paprika, potatoes, roast potatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 312kcal


  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 8 Medium Potatoes


  • Heat the oven to Gas Mark 6.
  • Whisk Paprika and Olive Oil together in a large mixing bowl.
    Overhead of Paprika Oil Mixture
  • Peel the Potatoes and cut in half.
  • Put the Potatoes in a pan and add cold water, just enough to cover them.
    Close Up of Potatoes in a Pan
  • Boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the Potatoes.
  • Return the Potatoes to the pan, put the lid on and hold firmly in place as you turn the pan upside down and give it a few shakes. This will create fluffy edges on the Potatoes, which will become crispy when roasting.
    Parboiled Potatoes in a Pan
  • Add the Potatoes to the mixing bowl.
  • Coat the Potatoes with the Paprika and Olive Oil and lay the Potatoes on a baking tray.
    Overhead of Paprika Roast Potatoes Before Roasting
  • Roast for an hour, turning them halfway, or until they are crispy on the outside and cooked and fluffy inside.


Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 1798mg | Fiber: 11g