Lemon Garlic Hasselback PotatoesHasselback potatoes might be my new favorite way to roast potatoes, like with these lemon garlic hasselback potatoes. If you’re looking for an easy side dish for Christmas dinner, or any dinner, look no further. These hasselback potatoes are roasted in lemon butter with a hint of garlic, allowing them to soak up the savory lemon butter as they roast.

lemon garlic hasselback potatoes

This week I’m sharing with you simple, easy recipes you could incorporate into your Christmas dinner. For me, after the craze of a large Thanksgiving dinner I want to just keep Christmas dinner simple and these lemon garlic hasselback potatoes were just what I needed. Sprinkle on some salt, pepper and a little lemon zest and you’ll want to devour the entire dish!

Lemon garlic hasselback potatoes

Coming up this week for additional Christmas dinner recipes:

  • Honey Roasted Brussel Sprouts
  • Coffee Rub Prime Rib with Homemade Horseradish Sauce
  • Roasted Cinnamon Pears

Lemon Garlic Hasselback Potatoes Recipe:

Lemon Garlic Hasselback Potatoes

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 6
Author Jennifer Shreckengost


  • 5 pounds red potatoes
  • 2 sticks grass fed butter 1 cup
  • Juice from 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • Lemon zest
  • Parsley for garnishment


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Thinly slice red potatoes using a mandolin or knife.
  3. Arrange potato slices into a cast iron or stainless steel skillet, standing on end, aligning the outer rim of the skillet and then working your way inward.
  4. In a small saucepan, heat butter, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper over medium-low heat until butter is melted.
  5. Pour about half of the butter mixture over the potatoes and bake for 60 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and drizzle remaining butter over the potatoes and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are fully cooked.
  7. Remove from oven, garnish with lemon zest and parsley and serve.

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