Peel the potatoes and roughly slice to make thick round slices.
Transfer the sliced potatoes to a large bowl and add garlic powder, black pepper, salt and oil.
Mix everything well so as to coat the potato slices in garlic, pepper, salt and oil, let it marinate for about 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 425 degree Fahrenheit.
Grease a large baking sheet with some oil and layer the sliced potatoes in a single layer.
Bake for about 25 minutes or until the potato slices are roasted and browned.
to prepare the potato salad using roasted potato slices (optional)
Once the roasted potatoes are transferred from the oven, wait until the potatoes are slightly cooled, and transfer the roasted slices to a salad bowl or plate while they are still warm.
Sprinkle the oven roasted potatoes with black pepper powder and also add olive oil and lemon juice for dressing and mix everything well until the slices are well coated in the simple and yummy dressing. You may also prepare the salad dressing first by combining the lemon juice, olive oil and also black pepper powder in the salad bowl and then add the potato slices and toss them well so as to coat with the dressing. You can also add chopped cilantro leaves for garnishing if you like.Serve the potato salad for lunch or dinner or you can also use it as a side or snack!
The oven roasted potato salad tastes best while it is still hot. Once it is cool, you can warm up in the microwave for a few seconds before serving.