Baby Potato, Lemon and Thyme Parcel
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Baby Potato, Lemon and Thyme Parcel

This takes potatoes to the next level! Sealed in a parcel with garlic, lemon and thyme, they gently cook to perfection, absorbing the Mediterranean flavors. A no-fuss, minimal-prep side - add a sprinkle of fresh parsley as a final flurry!
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1 hr total time

10 mins active time


Serves 4



  • baby new potato icon
    1½ lb baby new potatoes

    skin on

  • extra-virgin olive oil icon
    ½ cup (4 fl oz) extra-virgin olive oil
  • clove garlic icon
    3 cloves garlic

    skin on, crushed with the flat side of a knife

  • lemon icon
    1 lemon

    cut into quarters

  • thyme sprig icon
    6 thyme sprigs
  • kosher salt icon
    1 tbsp kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper icon
    Freshly ground black pepper

    to season

  • finely chopped flat-leaf parsley icon
    1 tbsp finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • sea salt icon
    Sea salt

    to serve


  • 1Insert the wire rack in the bottom position. Set the oven to Bake, Convection, 400°F, for 50 minutes and press Start to preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 2Place a rectangular piece of parchment paper approximately 11-inch x 22-inch on top of 2 pieces of foil about the same size, overlapping and place them on the roasting pan. Place the potatoes, oil, garlic, lemon, thyme, salt and pepper in the center of the parchment, squeezing the lemon to release the juice.
  • 3Bring the edges of the parchment together to enclose the potato mixture. Secure with the foil.
  • 4Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and cook for 50 minutes. 
  • 5Carefully open the parcel, so it can be resealed. Pierce one of the larger potatoes with a small knife, it should be soft all the way through. If not, reseal and cook it a little longer.
  • 6Transfer the potatoes and juices to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with the parsley and sea salt and serve.
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