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Boiled and Broiled Potatoes

One of many potato recipes, Boiled and Broiled Potatoes go very well with stews.

Serves 4 – 6
Cooking time: 20 min
You need: a pot, a colander and a roasting pan


  • 1 to 1 + 1/2 Kg (2 – 3 Lbs) of potatoes
  • 2-3 Tbsp of olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • Optional: oregano, marjoram and/or whatever spice or condiment suits your palate.


  1. Peel and cut the potatoes in cubes.
  2. Add water in a pot, add salt in the water.
  3. Put the potatoes in the pot and bring it to boil.
  4. Turn on the oven to 180C/350F.
  5. Approx. 10-12 min later, when the potatoes are half-cooked (=not really slipping off the fork) turn off the fire and strain them in a colander.
  6. Smear a roasting pan with the olive oil.
  7. Arrange the potatoes in the pan.
  8. Add salt, pepper and/or your spices.
  9. Roast them in 180C/350F for about 10 min or so.

Notes on Boiled and Broiled Potatoes

  • You could choose to broil the potatoes instead of roasting them. If that’s the case, remember to turn them over otherwise only one side will be cooked.

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