Country-style potatoes: how to cook them properly so that they are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
The most delicious potatoes in a rustic way. Source: freepik

Rustic potatoes are a very simple and satisfying dish that requires oil, spices, and garlic for flavor. To make the potatoes soft on the inside and crispy on the outside, you can boil them a little before baking.

Homemade potatoes in a rustic way

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for crispy baked potatoes in a rustic way, with spices and oil.

Potato recipe


  • potatoes
  • spices (paprika, salt, pepper)
  • oil – 3 tbsp.
  • water – 1.5 liters

Method of preparation:

1. Wash the potatoes and cut them into 4 slices. Bring the water to a boil and put the potatoes in, boil for 3-5 minutes.

Boiled potatoes

2. Drain the water and add the spices and oil to the potatoes.

Potatoes with spices

3. Put the potatoes in a preheated 200-degree oven for 30-40 minutes.

How much to cook potatoes

4. For the sauce: mix mayonnaise with mustard, add lemon juice, and grated pickle.

Ready-made potatoes with sauce

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