Sliced Baked Potatoes

These Sliced Baked Potatoes are Hassleback-style cooked!  They are sliced vertically from top to bottom then roasted until they’re golden brown.

Potatoes are the ideal side dish for any meat entrée and this recipe is absolute perfection. Now let’s get cooking!


  • 4 medium potatoes, I use Russet
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ tsp garlic
  • ⅛ tsp paprika
  • 4 – 6 tbsp olive oil

How To Make Sliced Baked Potatoes:

Step 1: Wash and dry the potatoes. Slice the potato no more than halfway down side to side.
(you can also do the slices at angles to get a crispier potato)
Step 2: Preheat the oven to 400*
Step 3: Mix the seasoning all together. Spritz the potatoes with olive oil
Sprinkle the seasoning mixture evenly over the potatoes
Step 4: Set the potatoes on a parchment lined baking tray
Bake 40 to 45 minutes

Recipe Notes:

Potato Selection: Choose starchy potatoes like Russets for the best results. They have a fluffy texture when baked.

Slice Thickness: Ensure uniform thickness when slicing the potatoes. This helps in even cooking. Aim for slices around 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.

Preparation: Scrub the potatoes well and consider leaving the skin on for added texture and nutrition.

Seasoning: Customize the seasoning to your taste. Common options include garlic powder, paprika, rosemary, thyme, or a sprinkle of grated Parmesan for added flavor.

Oil Application: Coat each potato slice evenly with olive oil to promote a crispy exterior during baking.

Baking Temperature: Preheat the oven to around 400°F (200°C) for a balance between crispiness and tenderness.

Baking Time: Keep an eye on the potatoes as baking times can vary. Aim for golden brown edges and a fork-tender center.

Single Layer Arrangement: Lay the potato slices in a single layer on the baking sheet to ensure even baking and prevent sogginess.

Flipping Potatoes: Flip the potato slices halfway through the baking time to achieve even crispiness on both sides.

Serve Immediately: Sliced Baked Potatoes are best enjoyed immediately out of the oven for maximum crispiness.


1. Can I use other types of potatoes for this recipe?

While starchy potatoes like Russets work best, you can experiment with other varieties for different textures.

2. Can I prepare the potatoes ahead of time?

You can slice the potatoes in advance and store them in cold water to prevent browning. However, for the crispiest results, bake them just before serving.

3. How do I store leftover baked potato slices?

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the oven or toaster oven for best results.

4. What dipping sauces pair well with sliced baked potatoes?

Consider serving with ketchup, sour cream, garlic aioli, or a simple yogurt-based dip for added flavor.

5. Can I add cheese to the sliced potatoes?

Yes, grated cheese can be added during the last few minutes of baking for a gooey and delicious topping.

6. How do I prevent the potatoes from sticking to the baking sheet?

Use parchment paper or lightly grease the baking sheet to prevent sticking.

7. Can I make this recipe in an air fryer?

Yes, you can adapt this recipe for an air fryer. Adjust the temperature and cooking time accordingly.