1 July, 2024

Whether as a dish at a barbeque or side for your family dinner, these garlic and herb roasted new potatoes will be your go-to easy potatoes with a summer kick.

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 40 minutes

If you can, use organic ingredients for this recipe. Although we are unsure whether eating organic food reduces breast cancer risk, organic food contains less pesticide residue. We know that certain pesticides are linked to breast cancer risk, so we recommend eating organic food whenever possible. Read more on pesticides here.


1kg new potatoes – halved 

2 tbsp olive oil 

5 garlic cloves – minced 

3 sprigs fresh rosemary 

15g parsley – chopped 

10g mint – chopped 

Salt and pepper 


  • Preheat the oven to 220°C. 
  • Wash and scrub the potatoes then halve them.  
  • In a large bowl, add the potatoes, olive oil, minced garlic, and rosemary. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to evenly coat.  
  • Scatter the content of the bowl across an oven-proof dish (where possible, avoid using non-stick cookware). 
  • Roast for 40 minutes, until golden and cooked through. 
  • Stir through the chopped parley and mint. Serve as a side dish. 

Why these garlic and herb roasted new potatoes are good for you  

Potatoes are a source of complex carbohydrates, which allow you to stay full for longer and help you maintain a healthy weight.

Enjoyed this garlic and herb roasted new potatoes recipe and are craving more recipes like this? Download Breast Cancer UK’s brand new recipe e-book ‘Organic Flavours’  (for free). What are you waiting for? Let’s get cooking! 

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