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roasted potatoes recipe

Roasted Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

Τhe Smashed Potato
One of my favorite dishes, roasted potatoes in the oven, baked in a delicious tomato sauce!
It’s a perfect side dish that is served with various other dishes in any case, and course.You can serve it for breakfast or brunch with fried eggs and vegan sausage, as lunch with a fresh green salad, or in a nutritious sandwich, and of course as dinner with fish fillet or vegan steak.Makes a good “match” with almost every ingredient!
The recipe is super simple and needs basic ingredients.Ready to try it?
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 5 people
Calories 237 kcal



  • 1 kilo potatoes , peeled
  • 1 cup tap water

Tomato Sauce

  • 250 gr canned tomato sauce
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint
  • 1/2 green pepper , optional
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp paprika , sweet, smoked or spicy
  • 2 tsp dried thyme


Tomato Sauce

  • Add all the ingredients for the tomato sauce into a food processor and mix them until smooth.

Baked Potatoes

  • Preheat the oven to 220°C. 
  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into medium to small size pieces.
  • Put them in a large bowl, add the tomato sauce, and stir until marinated.
  • Transfer to a baking sheet, add 1 cup water, and place in the oven for about 45 minutes until cooked through. Baking time depends on the size of the potatoes and the oven, so be careful and continue to check them after the first 30 minutes!



  • Served: Served with
    • fried eggs and vegan sausage,
    • tzatziki sauce,
    • white fish filet or vegan steak.
  • Variations: 
    • Add almost all the spices and herbs you prefer.
    • Add a small onion to the tomato sauce
    • 🠚 If you’d like to eliminate canned tomato sauce you can add 2 medium tomatoes and 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar instead of canned sauce.
  •  Storage: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
*This is an estimated nutrition chart provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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