Posts Tagged "potatoes"

Salad Nicoise

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3 cups cooked green beans, fresh or frozen 3 or 4 quartered tomatoes Leaf lettuce, torn or cut into pieces 1lb cooked potatoes 1 can tuna, drained ½ cup pitted olives 2 or 3 hard cooked eggs, cold, peeled and quartered 6 to 12 canned anchovy filets, drained (optional) Herbed vinaigrette, about 1 cup For the vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons wine vinegar or lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon dry mustard 6 tablespoon salad or olive oil Big pinch of black pepper 1 to 2 tablespoons minced herbs, parsley, chives, tarragon, basil or pinch of your favorite dry herbs Whisk the vinegar or lemon juice...

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Fried Potatoes with Onion

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4 or 5 potatoes                                                                     2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil                                                           1 or 2 onions, thinly sliced Peel and cut the potatoes into ½ inch thick slices. Parboil the potatoes briefly, one or two minutes until they are barely tender. Place the butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When the butter foams, add the potatoes and the onions to the...

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Roasted Potatoes

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1 ½ pounds potatoes 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon butter, melted Salt and pepper 1 or 2 rosemary sprigs or 1 tablespoon dried rosemary 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 2 or 3 slices of cooked bacon, chopped or strips of pancetta Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cut the potatoes into medium chunks. Place the potatoes in a large baking dish with the oil and the butter. Season the potatoes with salt and pepper and stir well to be sure all the chunks are covered with oil. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Add the rosemary, garlic and bacon and mix well. Bake the potatoes for 15 to 20 minutes...

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Sautéed Beet and Potato Hash with Dill

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2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil                                   1 cup diced onions 2 or 3 cups peeled & grated potatoes                                 2 or 3 cups grated beets 2 teaspoons fresh dill leaves                                     1 teaspoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon pepper                                                                        salt to taste Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat....

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Celery Root (Celeriac) and Potato Puree

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1 pound potatoes                                                         1 Celery root 5 tablespoon butter, divided                                   salt Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water until they are soft. Drain the potatoes and mash them with a potato masher or through a food mill and return them to the pan. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the butter and set aside. Peel and cut the celery root in half and then into fairly thin slices. Melt 3 tablespoons butter over medium-low heat and add the celery...

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