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Gluten and Dairy Free Hasselback Potato

A gluten and dairy free easy recipe to spice up the humble potato; the hasselback potato.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Servings 4 people


  • 4 large potatoes
  • 2 tsp salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp sunflower oil or Frylight cooking spray. optional but much easier to use


  • 50 g cheese dairy free if needed


  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.
  • Take each potato and rinse with water and dry.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut thin slices length ways across the potato; 1 mm apart.
  • Add sunflower oil, salt and pepper to the potato.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the potatoes and separate the slices slightly to allow them to bake evenly.
  • Add more sunflower oil, salt and pepper.
  • Bake for a further 20 minutes or until golden brown.

If adding toppings

  • Remove the potatoes 5 minutes before completion and add toppings.
  • Bake for 5 minutes to melt cheese and serve.


How you cut the potatoes affects the overall result.
  • Multiple thin slices are better than a few thick slices as it allows the potato to bake evenly. 
Make sure to spread out the potato when you remove it after 30 minutes.
Keyword easy meals, gluten free meals, hasselback potato, potato bake