make ahead roasted potatoes

Make-Ahead Roasted Potatoes

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Simple make-ahead roasted potatoes are perfect for a quick side dish or take them on your next camping trip.  Frozen roasted potatoes reheat easily and taste amazing!


  • 10 baby red potatoes
  • 3 tbsp. butter or homemade garlic butter
  • salt to taste


  1. Wash potatoes
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  3. Spread potatoes on a baking sheet, season with salt
  4. Bake 25-30 minutes
  5. Let cool
  6. Leave as is, or use a potato masher to press the potatoes flat
  7. Place into a freezer bag and freeze until ready to use

To Reheat

  1. Place bag of potatoes into the fridge in the morning.
  2. Pour into a skillet or pan and heat over medium heat
  3. Add pats of butter or use homemade garlic butter