Friday, February 25, 2011

Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Potatoes

2 pounds fingerling potatoes, cut into bite size pieces
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoons extra light olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic salt

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In large bowl, combine all ingredients.  Toss to coat.  Pour onto a baking sheet.  Bake 45 minutes.  Makes 5 to 6 servings.
 
When I was shopping at the grocery store last week, I spotted this bag of mixed fingerling potatoes.  It contained red potatoes, Yukon gold potatoes, and purple potatoes.  I love to try new food products, so I grabbed a bag.

Typically when I roast potatoes, I will just put the potatoes on the baking sheet and drizzle olive oil and seasoning, then toss them to coat.  For this recipe, I wanted to make sure every potato was evenly seasoned, so I tossed them in a large bowl instead.  It was an extra step, but each bit was perfectly seasoned, so for me it was worth it.

I loved the addition of the purple potato!  It put a fun new twist to a good old standby recipe, without changing the flavor.
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16 comments:

  1. I love baked potatoes, have not tried the purple ones before, in fact, have not even seen it over here! Would really love to try it!

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  2. Oh...these look divine! I've never tried the purple ones, but, have seen them. Love the crunch.

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  3. Yum!! I've tried that brand before but I have a hard time eating the purple ones for some reason:) Have a wonderful weekend. Take care.

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  4. I love baked potatoes but have not seen purple poyatoes here! Diane

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  5. You can't go wrong with roasted potatoes, yum!

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  6. Did you like the purple potatoes? I love this simple recipe.

    Fondly,
    Glenda

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  7. I've not seen such a lovely bag of potatoes in our local market but I will be looking. The variety makes for such a pretty dish AS WELL as tasty! ;)

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  8. One of myfavorites, pass the sourcream

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  9. Love this! I'm a potato addict so this works for me, no matter what color they are. YUM!!! Have a good weekend!

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  10. I have seen purple potatoes but was afraid to use them. Now, I’ll give them a try and use your recipe. Thanks.

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  11. I love fingerlings; thank you for sharing this recipe; it just has to be good!
    Rita

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  12. It's just SUCH a classic! I love fingerling potatoes...these colorful ones you have here are just great! I know they can be a bit more expensive but often it's worth it! :)

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  13. I have wanted to use these potatoes for awhile now. We don't always have them in the grocery store. Does the color affect the taste at all?

    Plan B

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  14. I am just as blown away as everyone else about those purple potatoes! What a great find! Thanks for sharing

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