ROASTED POTATOES with butter, garlic and herbs
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 4
Roasted potatoes with butter and herbs is an easy and tasty side. Its pair perfectly with seared tuna or salmon, meats or eggs. The secret to obtain perfect roasted potatoes is poach them into boiling water a couple of mins before baking to eliminate the starch on the surface of the potatoes. The result will be a crispy crust!
  • 1 lb (450 g) red potatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • to taste table salt
  1. FIRST STEPS Pre-heat the oven on 400° F Place a pot full of water over high heat and bring it to boil. Now, cut the red potatoes into quarters. Poach the potatoes into the boiling water for 2 minutes, then raise and dry them over paper towels.
  2. ROASTED POTATOESMelt the butter into a little pan over low heat. The butter have to be melted, but not fried. Now, Pour the potatoes into a casserole lined with parchment paper, and season with the butter, herbs, table salt, and peeled and crushed garlic. Mix well potatoes and seasoning, then dispose the potatoes skin side down on the casserole.
  3. FINISHINGBake the roasted potatoes at 400° F until well cooked, crispy and golden brown (about 40-45 mins). Just out from the oven, season with abundant mixed pepper, and serve immediately.
  4. ROASTED POTATOES with butter, garlic and herbs
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