Parmesan Baked Potatoes Recipe
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Parmesan Baked Potatoes Recipe

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It always amazed me that this simple recipe could make potatoes taste so good. Mom liked to make them for Easter because they were more special than ordinary baked potatoes. —Ruth Seitz, Columbus Junction, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 medium unpeeled red potatoes (about 2-3/4 pounds), halved lengthwise

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 165 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein


  1. Pour butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over butter. Place potatoes with cut sides down over cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until tender. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Parmesan Baked Potatoes in Taste of Home February/March 1996, p35

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Reviewed May. 7, 2016

"I made these for a luncheon at my house. The guests all enjoyed them and I would make them again for the family. They are very easy to make and did not stick at all in the pan. I used a 13 X 9 glass dish and sprayed the bottom with canola oil before adding the butter. In addition I sprayed olive oil on top of the potatoes before baking. I also added salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder to the butter. Delicious."

Reviewed Apr. 11, 2016

"These potatoes are awesome. Only a few ingredients but the end result is great. I made them along side of a chicken dish and it complimented the dish perfectly. Definitely a keeper."

Reviewed Apr. 9, 2016

"We loves these! I made half a recipe in an 8" square baking dish, rather than a metal pan, and they were crispy perfect on the bottom. Also, I seasoned with a bit of salt, pepper, garlic powder & onion powder."

Reviewed Mar. 21, 2016

"These were quite good for something a little different. The cut sides got nice and crispy brown but I have to say my hubby was appalled by the amount of butter! I made them for the family for our early Easter Dinner so it's not something I will make often but good for a special occasion."

Reviewed Mar. 19, 2016

"I lined the pan with parchment paper for easy clean up. I added extra parmasean and salt and pepper, but my husband and I didn't find them to be anything special."

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