Psites Patates (Lemony Roasted Potatoes with Oregano)


It's hard to resist that Greek specialty of potatoes bathed in a lemony oil. In this version, slices of lemon are roasted along with the potatoes, gently perfuming the dish making it fresher and very satisfying. 

Lemony Roasted Potatoes with Oregano (Psites Patates)
Photo: © Guy Ambrosino
Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into wedges

  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled

  • Salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°. Put all the ingredients in a large bowl and toss to combine, making sure the potatoes are well coated with oil. Spread the potatoes and lemons in 1 layer on a large baking sheet.

  2. Roast, flipping the potatoes halfway through, until the potatoes are browned and tender, about 45 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.

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