Pommes Hasselback Recipe


Preparation Time45 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Russet potatoes8 Medium, pounded
 Butter/Margarine6 Tablespoon, melted
 Dried basil1 Teaspoon, crushed
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Snipped parsley1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 234 Calories from Fat 101

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.7%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g35.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 31.1 mg

Sodium 191.1 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g9%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 6 g12.8%

Vitamin A 10.7% Vitamin C 18.9%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 9.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Peel the potatoes and cut lengthwise into thin slices to make the bottom of potato will be flat.
3. Keeping flat side down, introduce crosswise slits along potato’s length at ¼ inch distance, leaving aside ¼ inch bottom.

4. Take a 13x9x2-inch baking dish, grease it and assemble potatoes in it.
5. In a bowl to prepare basil, pepper, salt and melted butter mixture and apply generously on the sliced potatoes.
6. Keep in 350° oven and bake for 45 minutes or till potatoes turn just tender. Brush butter occasionally.
7. Raise oven temperature to 450° and now top the potatoes with Parmesan cheese sufficient enough to stuff the slits made.
8. Bake for 15 more minutes or till potatoes become golden brown.

9. Using a slotted spoon, transfer baked potatoes to a serving dish.

10. Top with parsley and serve hot.