Onion-Roasted Potatoes Recipe
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Onion-Roasted Potatoes Recipe

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Slightly crisp on the outside and tender on the inside, these potatoes are a hit with the family. This side dish is one of my favorites because the soup mix glazes the potatoes so nicely and it's very simple to prepare. -Schelby Thompson, Camden Wyoming, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 2 pounds red potatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 171 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 316mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large plastic bag; shake until well coated. Empty bag into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Cover and bake at 350° for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover and bake 15 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Onion-Roasted Potatoes in Taste of Home April/May 1995, p31

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Debglass11 User ID: 6300479 267547
Reviewed May. 31, 2017

"Made this dish tonight to go along with a meatloaf. Very tasty! Important to stir the mixture so the potatoes brown evenly......and I might remove the foil cover a bit earlier so the potatoes crisp up a bit more. So easy to put together and definitely a recipe to keep!"

PrplMonky5 User ID: 6612040 267515
Reviewed May. 30, 2017

"I can understand how some might think this is bland. The flavor with the first couple of bites was definitely subtle, but I felt you got more of the flavor the more of it you ate. We brought grated Parm to the table in case we needed it but neither of us used it. My husband puts salt on almost everything and he LOVED this, as-is. I too cut the recipe in half, and put it in a glass 8x8 dish. I stirred it every 10 minutes, putting it in for a total of 30 minutes covered, 10 minutes uncovered. It was perfect!"

hamhock32 User ID: 7001222 2663
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2014

"Simple and delicious!"

llaplant User ID: 7150127 4248
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2014

"I agree that these were just a bit bland but I added a sprinkling of garlic powder, Mrs Dash Original seasoning, and seasoning salt. When they were done, sprinkled a touch of Parmesan cheese.......Delish!!"

[email protected] User ID: 7583608 5596
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2014

"quick, easy, and delicious!"

Marie80 User ID: 5640839 198992
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2011

"We love these potatoes! :) easy and so tasty!"

kafaughn User ID: 3552105 3297
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"Used Olive Oil instead of Canola."

CJMPutney User ID: 3524548 2662
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2011

"So easy & quick to put together...this is great when you want to have a nice dinner, but don't always have a lot of prepping time. My family enjoyed this and will be making again."

jog4me User ID: 4074477 1599
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"Yummy. I only used 1/2 the oil and think you could even go less. My husbands HATES onions (or so he says) but he loved these potatoes. Of course, I didn't tell him they had onions!"

Barry in London User ID: 5623751 1598
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2010

"Very easy to make. Next time though I'll use olive oil instead of canola oil. I also sprinkled some Italian Seasoning on top and added some chunks of sweet onion. Mmmmm."

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