These delicious, crispy Thyme Infused Hasselback Potatoes are a perfect side dish to try this Christmas. Everyone loves traditional roast potatoes but you need to give these Hasselbacks a try. They are packed full of flavor and crunch as the flavors get deep inside the potato when roasting. All you need to make them are 4 ingredients you can get from any supermarket.

Thyme-Infused Hasselback Potatoes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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  • 3 pounds Maris piper potatoes
  • Handful fresh thyme
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Preheat your oven at 390°F with your oven dish inside.
  2. To a pestle and mortar add the fresh thyme (pull the leaves away from the stalks) crushed garlic clove, 3 tablespoons olive oil, pinch of salt and pepper, and mix.
  3. Slice downwards on the potatoes, and use chopsticks or wooden spoons laid down to help create even depth and stops you from slicing all the way through the potato.
  4. Place the potatoes in the oven dish, then evenly spread the thyme oil over, making sure it gets deep inside the potatoes. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and place in the oven for 45 minutes at 390°F.
  5. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and a sprinkle of fresh thyme and serve.


You could always make these the day before Christmas and just reheat them by placing them back in the oven for 15-20 minutes before serving.

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