September 9, 2009
Potatoes are one of the quintessential side dishes that you often see on the menu. Most people like potatoes so they are a safe bet in most cases. Mashed, roasted, boiled, fried, the ways to make them are endless, yet perfect!
This version uses boiled new potatoes and takes them to a whole other level! Herbs, garlic and olive oil combine to make an interesting, yet delicious take on a classic side dish. Who says potatoes can't have a little pizazz??
What You'll Need:
1 pound of new potatoes, cooked to fork tender
Extra virgin olive oil
6-8 cloves of garlic, chopped
Fresh chives, chopped
Fresh Rosemary, chopped
Finely ground black pepper
In a large pot of water boil new potatoes with a little sea salt until fork tender. Drain potatoes and set aside:
Chop herbs and garlic and have them ready to go:
Preheat oven to 450 F.
Place cooked new potatoes on a baking sheet lined with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper:
Using a heavy cup or glass smash the potatoes flat:
Drizzle with olive oil:
Sprinkle with herbs, sea salt and pepper:
(Note: I actually forgot to add the salt until AFTER they baked, but this is where you should add it, before you put it in the oven.)
Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown:
Left overs also make the perfect addition to a big salad:
Notes: You can use any herbs you like. You could also add some grated Parmesan cheese if you liked.
Posted by Dianne at September 9, 2009 12:53 PM
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Posted by: Catalina at September 9, 2009 9:54 PM
These ended up being really good. I think I'm going to make some for dinner tonight!
Posted by: Dianne at September 10, 2009 12:22 PM