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Baked potatoes and onions: the simple and tasty side dish recipe

Baked potatoes and onions: the simple and tasty side dish recipe


Extra virgin olive oil

The baked potatoes and onions I am a outline tasty and very tasty, very easy to make. A richer and more appetizing variant of the classic baked potato, they are perfect to bring to the table as an accompaniment to any meat and fish main course, or to enjoy as vegetarian dish accompanied by fresh or aged cheese.

To prepare them, simply cut the potatoes into chunks and the onions into rings, season with a generous drizzle of oil, a pinch of salt and pepper, a few sprigs of rosemary and a pinch of grated parmesan cheeseand put everything in the oven at 200°C for 40 minutes: for a golden and fragrant result that everyone will love.

If possible, buy potatoes yellow fleshmore compact and less mealy than the white ones, and put them to soak in cold water for about twenty minutes: this way they will lose a little starch and will be even more crunchy.

You can choose the Red onion, as in the version offered here, or replace it with white or golden: the important thing is not to slice it too thinly to prevent it from crumbling during cooking. To make it more digestible and avoid “crying” when cut, we suggest soaking it in a solution of water and vinegar, or transferring it to the freezer half an hour before starting the preparation.

If you wish, you can flavor the potatoes and onions with thyme, sage, sweet paprika or others aromatic herbs and spices to your liking, or you can sprinkle them with a mixture of parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs, so as to form a crust even more delicious. If you prefer, you can also cook them in a pan: for an equally quick and delicious result.

Find out how to prepare potatoes and onions by following the step-by-step procedure and tips. If you liked this recipe, try other side dishes with potatoes.

How to prepare baked potatoes and onions

Wash the potatoes thoroughly, peel them, cut them into cubes and place them in a large bowl 1.

Cover them with cold water 2 and let them soak for 20 minutes: they will lose a little starch and will be crispier.

Clean the onions, cut them into not too thin rings 3 and keep them aside.

Once the standing time has elapsed, drain the potatoes and pat them dry with paper towel. 4.

Arrange the potatoes on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 5.

Mix the onions 6.

Season with a generous drizzle of extra virgin olive oil seven.

Season with salt 8.

Sprinkle with ground pepper 9.

Rosemary Needle Perfume ten.

Mix the ingredients well 11.

Sprinkle with grated parmesan 12.

Put in the oven preheated to 200°C, in ventilated mode, and cook for about 40 minutes or until golden brown 13being careful not to mix the potatoes and onions during cooking so as not to break them.

Once cooked, take out the potatoes and onions, arrange them on a serving platter 14 and serve.


It is advisable to eat potatoes and onions very hot at this time. Alternatively, they can be stored in the refrigerator, in an airtight container, for One day massive.

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