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    Spicy Chipotle Roasted Potatoes

    Roasted potatoes get a spicy, smoky flavor when tossed with ground chipotle peppers. If you like potato skins, just scrub the potatoes and leave the skins on—they add fiber and great texture.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold or red potatoes, scrubbed (peeled, if desired), and cut into 1-inch wedges or pieces
    • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper (see Note), or 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

    Instructions

    Step 1
    Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450°F.
    Step 2
    Combine oil, paprika, salt, garlic powder and ground chipotle (or chili powder) in a large bowl. Add potatoes; toss to coat with the seasoning mixture.
    Step 3
    Spread the potatoes evenly on a rimmed baking sheet.
    Step 4
    Roast, stirring once or twice, until the potatoes are tender and browned, 25 to 35 minutes.

    Tips

    Note: Chipotle peppers are dried, smoked jalapeño peppers. Ground chipotle chile pepper can be found in the specialty spice section of most supermarkets.

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