If you love delicious, buttery, (but still light) seasoned potatoes, but don’t have much time to cook, read on!!
Red potatoes are a favorite side dish of mine. They’re my favorite for potato salad. They wonderful in Pioneer Woman’s Hot Crash Potatoes! It’s hard to beat red potatoes roasted with rosemary in the oven…BUT they take a good bit of time to cook in there!
I was delighted recently to be thumbing through my Cooking Light Cookbook and find a recipe for Rosemary Potatoes done in the microwave! They came out still moist, not withered up like some things when they’re microwaved. I was so happy with the results, I just had to share this technique with you! I love to have a side dish that can be ready in 15 minutes and taste like you’ve been working on it for an hour!
I made these potatoes for Sunday dinner – a day when we come home from church ready to eat! This meal was so fast! I had a package of honey-glazed ham in the freezer, so I warmed up slices of ham, cooked my green beans on the stove with this method and popped the potatoes in the microwave. In FIFTEEN minutes dinner was ready! That’s faster than we would have been seated at Cracker Barrel! This recipe is a keeper!
Here’s how you make them:
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, quartered (about 4 cups)
I hope these pictures make you hungry for roasted red potatoes and you try this recipe! All you need is 15 minutes (or less!).
What kind of potato is your favorite? And are you like me, and want to throw an “e” on the end of “potato?!!” What in the world?? Oh well….
With love from my country kitchen,