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Semolina roasted potatoes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: potatoes, roasted
Servings: 6 servings


  • 1 kg potatoes Maris Piper, King Edward, Desiree, Yukon Gold or Nicola
  • 2 tbsp semolina or polenta
  • salt & pepper
  • 70 ml vegetable oil


  • Peel and cut the potatoes into roughly equal sized chunks.
  • Pre-heat the oven at 200 °C and put tray with oil to heat in the oven.
  • Parboil the potatoes for 10 minutes. Drain and mix the potatoes with semolina and salt and pepper (and other seasonings you would like to add; for example garlic, thyme, rosemary, etc.)
  • Gently transfer the potatoes in the tray with the pre-heated oil and bake for 45-60 minutes, turning the potatoes half way through.