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Mexican Roasted Potatoes

I loved eating Mexican food growing up. These roasted potatoes have the perfect level of spice to them.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican roasted potato recipe, mexican roasted potatoes
Servings: 8 servings


  • 3 large potatoes 4 if they are medium size
  • ½ white or yellow onion chopped
  • ½ can black beans
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pink salt Buy pink salt here or sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon of paprika, cumin, coriander, and black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 cup shredded cheese of your choice saved for the end of baking time
  • Optional toppings of Jalapeño peppers, fresh or jar, fresh cilantro, tomatoes, lime, guacamole, red onion or green onions, salsa, black olives, sour cream.


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Dice potatoes into chunks and put in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Mix in diced onion, black beans, spices, and oil.
  • Cover and bake at 400 for about 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Stir the potatoes (to make sure none on the sides are drying out) and sprinkle cheese on top.
  • Recover and bake another 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for about 5 minutes.
  • Add your favorite toppings and serve!