Baked-Feta Potatoes with Lemon


Inspired by the viral baked-feta pasta trend, we bake potatoes alongside a block of feta cheese to create a rich, flavorful side dish. Serve with chicken, fish or your favorite protein for a filling meal.

Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 1 ½ pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 4 medium cloves garlic, unpeeled

  • 1 4-ounce block feta cheese

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano, divided

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly coat a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Arrange potatoes and garlic cloves in a single layer in the prepared dish. Place feta in the center. Drizzle with oil and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon oregano, salt and pepper. Roast until the potatoes are tender, 25 to 35 minutes.

  3. When cool enough to handle, squeeze the softened garlic cloves out of their skins and toss them with the potatoes and feta, making sure the feta coats the vegetables. Drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice and more oil, if desired. Toss again. Serve sprinkled with the remaining 1 tablespoon oregano.

    Baked-Feta Potatoes with Lemon
    Jason Donnelly

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

171 Calories
9g Fat
20g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Serving Size about 3/4 cup
Calories 171
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Vitamin A 108IU 2%
Sodium 271mg 12%
Potassium 33mg 1%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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