Herb-Infused Salt-Baked Potatoes


4 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped

4 large russet potatoes

2 cups coarse sea salt

2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped

1/4 cup olive oilSalt and black pepper to tasteSour cream, for servingFresh chives, chopped, for garnish.


Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

Scrub the potatoes thoroughly under cold running water to remove any dirt. Pat dry with a paper towel.

In a mixing bowl, combine the coarse sea salt, minced garlic, chopped rosemary, and chopped thyme.Spread half of the herb-infused salt mixture evenly over the bottom of a baking dish.Place the potatoes on top of the salt mixture in the baking dish.

Drizzle olive oil over the potatoes and season generously with salt and black pepper.Sprinkle the remaining herb-infused salt mixture over the potatoes, ensuring they are well-coated.Bake in the preheated oven for 60-75 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.

Once baked, carefully remove the potatoes from the oven and let them cool slightly.

To serve, slice each potato open lengthwise and fluff the insides with a fork.

Top each potato with a dollop of sour cream and garnish with fresh chopped chives

Indulge in the comforting delight of Herb-Infused Salt-Baked Potatoes, a flavorful twist on a classic dish from Curtis Stone’s “Relaxed Cooking With You.” Infused with garlic, rosemary, and thyme, these fluffy potatoes, baked on a bed of salt, are perfect for pairing with your favorite toppings like sour cream and chives.

Elevate your comfort food game with this versatile recipe, ideal for any occasion.

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