Cheesy Hasselback New Potatoes


Don't skip the sprinkle of fresh lemon zest just before serving this holiday potato side dish. It adds just the touch of elegance needed for a holiday meal.

Hands On Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
90 mins
12 potatoes


  • 12 new potatoes (about 1 3/4 lb.)

  • 3 tablespoon butter, melted

  • 1 5.2 ounce package semisoft cheese with garlic and herbs

  • 2 tablespoon fine dry bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

  • 2 teaspoon lemon zest


  1. Slice into each of the new potatoes at 1/8-inch intervals, cutting to but not through other side. Arrange, cut sides up, on a greased baking pan. Brush with 2 tablespoons of the butter. Cover with foil; bake at 400°F for 45 minutes. In a small bowl microwave a 5.2-oz. package of semisoft cheese with garlic and herbs on 50 percent power 20 seconds. Place in a plastic bag; snip one corner. Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan, remaining 1 tablespoon melted butter, and rosemary. Uncover potatoes; cool slightly. Using a butter knife, pry open layers; pipe cheese between. Sprinkle with bread crumb mixture. Bake 10 to 15 minutes more. Sprinkle with lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
17g Fat
26g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 255mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 26.9mg 135%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Potassium 564mg 12%
Folate, total 21.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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