Garlic Parmesan Mini Hasselback Potatoes

If you’re looking for a striking side dish or appetizer that will impress your guests, try these Garlic Parmesan Mini Hasselback Potatoes!

A white bowl with mini Hasselback potatoes and a black and white napkin

Though mini hasselback potatoes look fancy, the recipe is easy and straightforward.

Basically, you want to cut slits in the potatoes, but not all the way through, so the slices are attached. This can be a bit of a challenge and time consuming, but I have two tricks that help.

1 – Put a couple of chopsticks on each side of the potato, so the knife doesn’t go through all the way.

2- Use a wooden spoon as a cradle. This is my favorite method!

Step by step tutorial - collage

Place the cut potatoes on a baking sheet, brush them with a mixture of melted butter, olive oil and minced garlic, season with salt and black pepper, and bake them for 40 minutes, or until they’re crispy on the outside, and soft and creamy on the inside. Halfway through the roasting time, you will need to brush them again and sprinkle with parmesan. 

Once the potatoes are cooked, finish them off with an extra sprinkle of parmesan and finely chopped parsley.

Hands holding a bowl of mini Hasselback potatoes

The combination of olive oil, butter, garlic and parmesan provide an amazing flavor.

This recipe can be easily made vegan. Substitute the butter with coconut oil or olive oil and omit the cheese or use vegan parmesan cheese.

A white bowl with mini Hasselback potatoes and a black and white napkin - top view

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Hands holding a bowl of mini Hasselback potatoes
5 from 2 votes
Garlic Parmesan Mini Hasselback Potatoes
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Author: as easy as Apple Pie
Course: Side dish / Appetizer

If you’re looking for a striking side dish or appetizer that will impress your guests, try these Garlic Parmesan Mini Hasselback Potatoes!

  • 20 baby potatoes washed and dried
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ tablespoon (20 grams) butter melted
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup (20 grams) grated parmesan cheese
  • Garnish (optional): finely chopped parsley
  1. Preheat the oven to 205 degrees C (400 degrees F).
  2. Using a wooden spoon as a cradle, place each potato in the spoon and make several vertical slits, being careful not to cut all the way through. You can also place chopsticks on either side of the potato to keep your knife from slicing through.
  3. Arrange the potatoes on a baking sheet.
  4. Combine the melted butter, oil, and garlic, then brush each potato with this mixture.
  5. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Take the potatoes out of the oven, brush them again, and sprinkle with most of the parmesan.
  7. Return to the oven for about another 20 minutes or until the potatoes are golden and the flesh is soft.
  8. Remove the garlic parmesan mini hasselback potatoes from the oven, sprinkle with the remaining parmesan and chopped parsley, and serve immediately.
  9. Enjoy!

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Calories: 52, Fat: 3.2g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 3mg, Sodium: 50mg, Carbohydrates: 5.2g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 1.4g

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6 comments on “Garlic Parmesan Mini Hasselback Potatoes”

  1. Hello can I use Lemon zest and juice freshly squeezed instead of chocolate ?

  2. Do you use parmesan from the shaker can, or cheese from the refrigerated section, freshly grated? Thank you.

  3. Thank you for this recipe! I made these as a side dish on Easter because I did not feel like peeling potatoes to make mashed, my husband will usually look at a baked potato and scoff but this time he really liked them…enough to ask me to make them again it is so nice not to have to mash the potatoes or have rice and even the kids like them!!!

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