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Greek Lemon Potatoes

Greek Lemon Potatoes- Authentic Greek Potatoes Recipe

Greek Lemon Potatoes are slowly roasted potatoes are lightly crispy on the outside, and tender and soft on the inside, with a delicious lemon flavor. They make a delicious side dish to any meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 232kcal


  • 3 large russet potatoes or 4 medium sized
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Peel 3 large russet potatoes, cut into large quarters, and place in a 9x13in baking dish.
  • Mix ½ cup olive oil, ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice, 1 cup chicken broth, 2 crushed garlic cloves, ½ teaspoon oregano, ½ teaspoon paprika, and salt and pepper.
  • Pour mixture over potatoes.
  • Cover with foil and bake at 350 for 1 ½ hours or until potatoes are fully cooked.
  • Remove foil and bake at 400 until potatoes are crispy and liquid is almost gone. (approximately 15-30 minutes)



Note: These can be made in advance. Follow steps 1-4. Cool and refrigerate. When ready to serve, reheat potatoes in tinfoil until potatoes are warm. Then follow step 5. 
Note: Add fresh chopped parsley for a pretty garnish.


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 608mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.4mg