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Herby Diced Potatoes – Easy Potato Side Dishes

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Herby diced potatoes recipe – totally delicious potato side dish for alongside family dinner! These taste amazing alongside roast chicken and salad. Or as a tasty side dish with vegetarian quesadillas!

Mmmmm is there anything better than herby diced potatoes with sour cream dip? These crispy little potatoes are super easy to make and oh so good to eat!

My kids just LOVE them, they’d literally eat them alongside EVERYTHING! These are our favourite potato side dish.

Okay so to make the herby diced potatoes – it’s just SO easy!

And you’re going to want to serve this easy potato side dish recipe with just about everything you eat!

homemade herby diced potatoes with soured cream, spring onions and freshly chopped herbs.

Herby diced potato ingredients

  • 1.5kg Maris Piper potatoes – Maris Piper potatoes just make such delicious crispy little potatoes with a soft inner.
  • 2-3 tbs olive oil – you can use rapeseed oil if you prefer.
  • 2 tsp Italian mixed herbs – if you’ve not go mixed herbs then you can add a pinch of dried oregano, pinch of dried marjoram and a pinch of dried basil.
  • 1 tsp paprika – plain paprika is great for this recipe, but if you prefer a smokier flavour then you can use smoked paprika instead.
  • pinch cracked black pepper 

How to make herby diced potatoes

  • Simply peel and dice the potatoes. You can leave the skins on and just scrub them if you prefer but my kids hate the skins so I peel them. You can just do what suits you.
  • Tip the potatoes in a large mixing bowl and drizzle them with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle on the mixed Italian herbs and paprika.
  • Season well with salt and cracked black pepper.
  • Then get your hands into the bowl and toss everything together to coat all the potatoes in the oil and herbs.
  • Then tip onto a non-stick baking tray and cook in the oven for around 30 minutes or until the potatoes are tender in the middle and crisping up nicely on the outside.

How to serve herby diced potatoes

The herby diced potatoes are super tasty eaten just plain. And obviously pack less calories without the sour cream dressing…. But sour cream dressing is just so good, isn’t it?

herby diced potatoes in blue and orange bowl

So I do tend to load them up with soured cream dip and scatter over a handful of freshly chopped spring onions and chopped herbs.

I usually use coriander, flat leaf parsley or chives, whatever is growing in the garden.

You could also serve the crispy little potatoes drizzled with a garlic mayonnaise dip and scattered with sliced scallion and chopped herbs.

Or if you want to cut a few calories then make up a tasty low fat yogurt dip with yogurt, garlic powder and a squeeze of lemon juice, simply seasoned with salt and black pepper.

What to eat with herby diced potatoes?

Our delicious potato side dish is perfect with any of the following…

  • As a BBQ side dish with burgers, hotdogs or steak
  • With vegetarian quiche or a slice of summery pie

Make herby diced potatoes your way

homemade herby diced potatoes with soured cream, spring onions and freshly chopped herbs

We’ve given you a simple, basic recipe but you don’t need to stick to our way – feel free to mix things up yourself and try out different flavours, try….

  • Adding a hit of spice with a pinch of chilli flakes.
  • Go for a smoky flavour and use smoked paprika
  • Try out different seasoning mixes – try fajita seasoning, cajun seasoning or even peri peri seasoning mix.
  • Try loading them up nacho style with grated cheese, guacamole and fresh tomato salsa instead of our soured cream dip version.

Potatoes in foil packets in oven

If you prefer your potatoes to be a little less crispy on the outsides and super tender in the middles then try cooking the potatoes in foil packets in the oven.

This is a great way to cook potatoes as they taste so good and there’s no mess or washing up from the cooking.

Just season your potatoes with the herby diced potatoes herbs and spices and then wrap them in a loose foil packet.

Place on a baking tray and bake in the oven for around 30 minutes – exact cooking time depends on how small or large you cut your potatoes.

Be careful when unwrapping the foil pack as super hot steam bursts out as soon as you open them.

More easy potato side dish recipes to make

  • Greek Potato Salad – a delicious summery potato salad made with tender new potatoes tossed together with flavoursome Greek salad ingredients like crisp cucumber, juicy baby tomatoes, tangy feta cheese and red onions.
  • Best Potato Wedges – super easy potato wedges that turn out perfect every time! These are great served with a sour cream dip or garlic mayonnaise for dipping.
  • Loaded Skins – mouthwateringly delicious! These loaded crispy skins are piled with cheese and bacon – perfect game day snack.
  • Mustard Mash – oh just the most perfect mashed potatoes to serve with bangers and a river of gravy.

Get more potato recipes here

How to cut cubed potatoes

Simply peel your potatoes and then cut length ways into 1cm slices.

Then place your sliced potatoes flat onto the chopping board and cut into long slices again, around 1.5cm thick, and then cut into cubes.

You might also just LOVE our halloumi fries recipe.

What goes good with potatoes for dinner?

Well you can serve our potato side dish with pretty much anything for dinner – try

  • serving with steak and salad
  • great with Mexican food – tacos, quesadilla or chimichangas in place or rice.
  • serve with grilled fish

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Yield: Serves 4

Herby Diced Potatoes

homemade herby diced potatoes with soured cream, spring onions and freshly chopped herbs

Super tasty potatoes you'll just want to eat ALL the time!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 1.5kg Maris Piper potatoes
  • 2-3 tbs olive oil 
  • 2 tsp Italian mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp paprika 
  • pinch sea salt 
  • pinch cracked black pepper 


  1. Heat the oven to 200C
  2. Peel the potatoes and cut into biteized pieces
  3. Tip the potatoes into a large bowl.
  4. Drizzle over the olive oil, sprinkle over the mixed herbs and paprika - season with salt and black pepper.
  5. Mix everything together well with your hands - make sure all the potatoes are coated in oil.
  6. Tip the potatoes onto a non stick baking tray and cook in the oven for approximately 30 minutes or until the potatoes are tender in the middle and crisping up on the outside.
  7. Give the potatoes a toss on the tray midway through cooking.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 530Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 72mgCarbohydrates: 80gFiber: 9gSugar: 5gProtein: 10g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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