Cheesy Garlic Potatoes (sallye)

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If you like potatoes and cheese you are going to love this dish.

Easy to increase or decrease the recipe amount for your personal needs.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 to 6
10 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 lb
    new red potatoes or fingerlings
  • 3 clove
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest
  • ·
    juice of one lemon
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil (or parsley)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    each of salt & pepper



  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF

    Spray 9" square baking dish with non-stick cooking spray (I use olive oil spray)
  2. Scrub potatoes, do not remove peels

    Cut potatoes into halves or quarters and spread out in baking dish
  3. In cast iron or heavy skillet, melt butter over medium heat

    Add olive oil

    Mince garlic and add to butter mixture; cook until garlic is translucent (about 3 minutes)

    Remove from heat
  4. Add lemon juice, zest, salt, pepper, and cornstarch.

    Stir to mix into a quasi roux

    Add chopped basil (or parsley) and cheese

    Whisk briskly until well mixed

    Pour over potatoes in baking dish until all potatoes are covered

    Add a little cream or milk a tablespoon at a time if necessary to ensure all potatoes are covered.
  5. Cover dish with foil and seal edges.

    Cook covered in preheated oven for 30 minutes

    Uncover and cook ten more minutes or until potatoes are golden brown
  6. Best served while still hot

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Course/Dish: Vegetables Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

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