4.14.2012

looking for an easy side dish for tonight's dinner?

Taking a break from the road trip posts because.....I just feel like it.
I was going through some older photos and came upon these I took of a favorite potato recipe. Not that there's really a "recipe" per se. I just call them Parmesan Potatoes (creative, huh?) and know that when the kids see them they always say, "Ohhhh, yum!" It's a good dinner when someone says, "Ohhh, yum!"


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These are super fast to make. Well, I take that back. If you don't have a food processor, it will take some time. Sorry. A mandoline would obviously work great, too. Or just some old-fashioned patience with a knife. Anyhoo....you just need to evenly and thinly slice up your potatoes. Around 4 or 5 good-sized ones filled up my sheet/jelly roll pan. I always, always line pans with parchment because I'm lazy like that I love the easy clean-up.

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Layer them all fancy-like, overlapping by half.

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Turn your broiler on high and get that oven good and hot. Meanwhile, melt approximately 1/4 cup butter (or more but no less than that). Drizzle it all over the taters. Then sprinkle on herbs to your taste. I used thyme and rosemary from last season's garden. Kosher or sea salt and pepper. And then lots and lots of shaved parmesan.

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Then broil in the middle of the oven until browned on top and center potatoes are tender when poked with a fork. Thin, thin slices are key to cooking through quickly without burning the top.

They're so tasty alongside a marinated & grilled pork tenderloin with lemon, olive oil and sea salt drizzled asparagus. Enjoy!
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2 comments:

  1. yum!! Sounds delish! I'll have to remember that. How do you dry your herbs?

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  2. Oh my goodness that looks good! Thank you for sharing!

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