Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Delicious Garlic Potatoes

Goes with anything! really tasty and delicious.

8 yukon gold potatoes
6 cloves of garlic, thin sliced
1/4 cup of butter
2 tbsp olive oil
kosher salt
fresh ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Using a wooden spoon as a cradle, place each potato in the spoon and make several parallel slits into each potato top making sure not to slice completely through. Place 3 garlic slices between slits at the crown of each potato. Toss in a medium bowl with butter and olive oil. Place on a baking sheet and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. Bake until tops are crispy and potatoes are cooked through, about 1 hour. Transfer to a platter and top with Herbed Sour Cream.

Herbed Sour Cream:
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Season, to taste, and refrigerate until use.

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