Cheese & Herb Potato Fans

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min.


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 28, 2023
It's downright fun to make and serve this potato recipe. The fresh herbs, butter and cheeses are just what a good potato needs. —Susan Curry, West Hills, California


  • 8 medium potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons each minced fresh chives, sage and thyme


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. With a sharp knife, cut each potato crosswise into 1/8-in. slices, leaving slices attached at the bottom; fan potatoes slightly and place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, mix butter, salt and pepper; drizzle over potatoes.
  2. Bake, uncovered, 50-55 minutes or until potatoes are tender. In a small bowl, toss cheeses with herbs; sprinkle over potatoes. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Cheese and Herb Potato Fan Tips

What can I do with lots of potatoes?

Potatoes work wonders at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Keeping a bag on hand can help whip up tasty sides in no time. If you find yourself with a plethora of potatoes, check out these potato recipes.

What goes well with potatoes for dinner?

You can serve potatoes with almost anything for dinner! They're extremely versatile. This potato dish pairs well with roast chicken, meatloaf or garlic-butter steak.

Can I freeze potatoes?

Yes, you can freeze potatoes. To freeze, cool them fully and place into an airtight bag or container. For best quality, we recommend fully preparing your potatoes and adding a fat (like butter or oil). Plain frozen potatoes can release a lot of water.

Nutrition Facts

1 potato: 318 calories, 15g fat (10g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 797mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 8g protein.