Herbed Potatoes Recipe | Batatas Con Louro Recipe | Portuguese Recipes
How to prepare "herbed potatoes"
herbed potatoes (batatas con louro - portugal)
1 1/2 pounds new potatoes
6 bay leaves
2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash of pepper
pare a narrow strip around center of each potato. heat 1 inch salted water to boiling. add potatoes and bay leaves. heat to boiling; reduce heat. cover and cook until potatoes are tender, 20 to 25 minutes; drain.
heat oil and butter in skillet until butter is melted and bubbly. add potatoes and bay leaves; stir to coat with oil mixture. sprinkle with salt and pepper. cook uncovered over medium heat, turning potatoes frequently, until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
remove bay leaves.
yields 4 servings.