Easy Roasted Potatoes Made With One Magic Packet

by Dawn
4 servings
45 min

Hope the weather is warming up wherever you are reading from. It's been so nice being in Florida this time of the year. I'm excited to share a super simple recipe for easy roasted potatoes using just one secret ingredient.

big bowl of roasted potatoes

When I first shared this recipe, it was about 8 years ago when we were just settling in to our big move from Rhode Island to Florida. While I was updating this post, I thought it would be fun to share that this is still one of my busy night go-to recipes after all this time has past.

Spring is the perfect time to stretch your legs and get out into the gorgeous weather. What better idea to celebrate the season than to have a picnic or an outdoor gathering! This yummy recipe for potatoes is perfect for whatever you're into this season.

roasted potato recipe

Today, I have some great recipe ideas to share on how you can make simple batch of roasted potatoes. It's unbelievably easy and will no doubt become a quick staple for busy nights to relaxing dinners outdoors.

It all starts with one of my favorite picks. Roasted potatoes made delicious with just one awesome flavor packed ingredient.

Can you guess what it is?

roasted potatoes some resting on a spatula over a large dish of potatoes


I won't keep you in suspense, the secret flavor packed ingredient in this simple recipe is LIPTON® RECIPE SECRETS® Onion Soup Mix. This is one of my favorite secret ingredients when it comes to cooking up flavorful and quick meals.

It's basically the ultimate shortcut and nobody needs to know your quick trick.

Easy roasted potatoes. spatula scooping roasted potatoes up out of a big dish of them

Can't believe I never thought to use it for some potato flavor.

Now that I've given it a try, this is definitely going to be one of my regular quick go-to side dish recipes.

Hard to believe so much delicious flavor can be added to foods and meals with just one packet of this mix. Brilliant.

angled down view of baking dish full of roasted potatoes

From slow cooker meals to awesome dips, you should totally experiment with adding the mix in for mega flavor with zero fuss.

I've yet to be disappointed and this roasted potato recipe is no exception.

Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion-Roasted Potatoes Recipe

So ridiculously easy and tasty!


Hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

What are some surprising recipe shortcuts you've made with a packet of onion soup mix?

Easy Roasted Potatoes Made With One Magic Packet
Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 35 Minutes Total time: 45 min
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  • 1 envelope LIPTON® RECIPE SECRETS® Onion Soup Mix
  • 4 medium all-purpose potatoes, cut into large chunks (about 2 lbs.)
  • ⅓ cup – olive oil

Preheat oven to 425°.
Combine all ingredients in 13 x 9-inch baking or roasting pan.
Bake, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and golden brown, about 35 minutes.
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