Garlic and Herb Roasted Purple Potatoes with Chimichurri Sauce


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Is your dinner starting to feel a little too boring? Elevate your meal with this intensely flavorful Garlic and Herb Roasted Purple Potato side dish, kicked up a notch by the zesty chimichurri sauce. Not only does it add brilliant color to any plate, but its earthy taste is sure to be a hit when served alongside protein-filled dishes!


  • 1 pound purple potatoes, washed and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Chimichurri Sauce:
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a large bowl, toss the potatoes with olive oil, garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper until they are well coated.
  3. Spread the potatoes out in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until they are golden brown and tender.
  4. While the potatoes are roasting, prepare the chimichurri sauce. In a separate bowl, mix together the parsley, cilantro, garlic, red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  5. Serve the Garlic and Herb Roasted Purple Potatoes with Chimichurri Sauce on the side, or drizzle the chimichurri sauce over the top of the roasted potatoes for an extra burst of flavor.

Treat your taste buds to this delightful recipe suited for 4-6 people. Whether you’re serving up chicken, steak or fish, it makes a perfect accompaniment that will leave everyone with satisfied smiles. Don’t forget the sides! A fresh green salad and roasted veggies are sure to be crowd pleasers as well. Bon Appétit!

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