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Baked Hasselback Potato on a Blue Plate with Cherry Tomatoes
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Easy Hasselback Potatoes With Garlic Butter

Super simple potato side dish. This unique way of serving potatoes will win you brownie points.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Swedish
Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword Baked, Easy to Make, Potato, Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
n/a 0 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 210kcal
Author Christy
Cost $5


  • Baking Pan
  • Basting Brush


  • 4-5 Potatoes I Prefer Using Red or White Potatoes
  • 1 Stick Butter or 8 tablespoons
  • 3 Cloves Garlic minced finely
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt and Pepper To Taste
  • 2 teaspoon Paprika any brand
  • 2 teaspoon Parsley dried or fresh


  • Scrub Potatoes to rid of debris.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Melt one stick of butter for 40-60 seconds in the microwave.
  • Slice potatoes vertically with the cuts about ⅛ to ¼ inches apart. Cut down into the potato a little more than half way.
    Slicing a hasselback potato vertically on wood cutting board with a knife.
  • Place in baking dish.
    Garlic cloves, melted butter in red bowl potatoes in a pan
  • Peel garlic cloves and mince. Add to the melted butter.
    Minced Garlic and butter in a red dish with salt and pepper behind it, on a wooden cutting board
  • Salt and pepper the raw potatoes.
  • Sprinkle Paprika and Parsley onto the creation onto the potatoes.
    Potatoes in a baking pan with bottles of paprika and parsley over to the side
  • Using a basting brush, generously brush the butter mixture over the potatos ensuring the minced garlic pieces are evenly applied. Then place in the oven, uncovered.
    Basting the hasselback potatoes with garlic butter
  • Set timer for 20 minutes as you will need to baste 2-3 times more depending on the size of the potato in 20-minute intervals. Smaller potatoes take less time.
    Hasselback Potateo on a blue plate with cherry tomatoes


My Potatoes were on the larger side and required 3 bastings until they were buttery soft on the inside and ready to serve. Do baste one last time before serving to the plate using the remaining butter mixture at the bottom of the pan.


Calories: 210kcal