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aerosmith potatoes

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

There is a story behind the name of these potatoes. It seems Steven Tyler's chef wanted to come up with something to satisfy Tyler's sweet tooth while on the road, so he invented this dish. You'll see what I mean when you look at the ingredients. Recipe & photo: 06-17-14

yield 4 serving(s)
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For aerosmith potatoes

  • 1 c
  • zest from 3 to 4 meyer lemons ( or regular lemons)
  • 1/4 c
    roasted garlic flakes
  • 5
    russet potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • meyer lemon & garlic salt to taste

How To Make aerosmith potatoes

  • 1
    For the Meyer Lemon & Garlic Salt (must be made ahead of time, preferably the day before): Zest lemons. Place the zest on parchment lined cookie sheet and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes on low temperature, about 150 to 200º F. Remove and allow to cool. Add the cooled zest to the salt. Mix well. Add roasted garlic flakes to the mixture and mix again. Store in a sealed glass jar, and use when desired.
  • 2
    For the Aerosmith Potatoes: In a large bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Allow to sit a few minutes and then mix again. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Pour the potatoes over the paper and spread evenly. Place in a preheated 400 to 425º oven and cook for about 20 minutes. Turn the potatoes over and cook another 15 to 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove from oven and drain on a paper towel.