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Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

Not only it looks pretty, this Swedish-version of roast potatoes is very easy to make. It makes a great starter or side for any meal. Or simply add your favourite toppings like bacon or cheese and have it on its own.

Hasselback Potatoes Recipe
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Ingredients
russet potatoes, washed and patted dry
salt
freshly ground black pepper
garlic powder
olive oil

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 220 deg C.
2. Place the potato (length-side) against a wooden spoon. Starting from one end, carefully slice the potato (approx. 3mm thickness) without cutting through completely (see picture below).
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3. Once done, rub salt, pepper and garlic powder all over each potato as well as in between the slits.
4. Drizzle olive oil over the potato and bake for 40-45 minutes.

You may be wondering why I have not specified the amount used for the salt, pepper, garlic powder and olive oil because I just played it by ear according to my preference. I probably used about 1/2 tsp salt, 3 dashes of black pepper, 3 dashes of garlic powder per potato with a generous drizzle of olive oil. If you like it salty, just add more salt. Or if you want a little more punch, you can add some minced garlic too.

The roasted potatoes had a slight crisp on the outside while the inside was soft and moist. Very addictive once you tasted it! Bon Appetit!

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