Crispy Potatoes with Pesto and Parmesan

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Nicole Leggio
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These Crispy Potatoes with Pesto and Parmesan are SO easy to make and go with everything! Store-bought pesto is tossed with easy oven-roasted potatoes, and then sprinkled with parmesan cheese. A crowd favorite! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword roasted potatoes, crispy potatoes, pesto potatoes, side dishes


  • 1 1/2 lbs baby Yukon gold potatoes, quartered
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp pesto
  • 2 tbsp shredded parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 

  2. Add potatoes to a large bowl. Toss with olive oil. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Toss again. Spread on to a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast for 20 minutes. Use a spatula to turn the potatoes over, and roast another 8-10 minutes until crispy and golden brown. 

  3. Once the potatoes come out of the oven. Add back to the same bowl you used earlier. Spoon in pesto, and toss to coat. Pour into desired serving dish and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.