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Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes


Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

There is really no easier side dish than herb roasted fingerling potatoes. Brush, wipe or rinse off the potatoes and place in a hot oven to cook alongside a main course like beef, pork or chicken — voila! every thing is done at once.

For years I’ve been picking over the displays of new potatoes to find the smallest ones – without having to pay the silly prices for the “baby potatoes” essentially the same thing but for some reason prices twice as much per pound! What’s up with that?

2.MLK-HerbedFingerlingPotoatesThis week I happened upon a display of organic fingerlings potatoes at a local farm stand we shop. They were priced right so I bought a pound with this dish in mind. If you can find fingerlings – try them – but red, new potatoes or Yukon golds work just as well. It you can only find larger potatoes you may want to cut into smaller pieces for quicker cooking. ~ ML

Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
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There is really no easier side dish than roasted potatoes. Brush, wipe or rinse them off and place in a hot oven to cook alongside a main course like beef, pork or chicken and everything is done at once.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 1 lb fingerlings potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp chopped Rosemary
  • ¼ cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl
  3. Spread the potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet
  4. Cook until tender about 25 minutes
Tender means a fork goes in easily
I used Rosemary but fresh thyme, sage, or a combination would also work.


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