Hasselback Russet Potatoes

Trade in traditional baked potatoes for these accordion-sliced garlic herb Hasselback Russet Potatoes! This Swedish dish takes its name from Hasselbacken, a Stockholm restaurant where it was first served. The gourmet potato is crisp on the outside and soft and tender on the inside.

This impressive side dish has a fluttered appearance with pockets stuffed full of garlic, butter and fresh herbs. While these potatoes give the appearance of a complex gourmet recipe, they are actually relatively easy to make!

Hasselback Russet Potatoes

The trick to a perfect hasselback potato is a sharp knife and a little patience.

Create this recipe from scratch or revive a leftover baked potato by “hasselback-ing” it! Slice it, add butter, garlic and herbs, and bake until heated through.

Hasselback Russet Potatoes



  1. I’ve always wanted to try this trick. Thanks for the tutorial!

  2. I’ve always wanted to make Hasselback potatoes– its on my list to try! Great post!

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