Rosemary dijon roasted potatoes

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I’m on a bit of a rosemary kick lately. Partly because it’s the only herb that is actually still alive on my front porch, partly because come the cooler weather, rosemary trumps basil as my favorite herb and I start putting it in everything. I understand that people either love or hate it, but I’m a lover. It’s all the smells of the holidays in a cute little green sprig.

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As the weather gets cooler, I stop wanting quinoa and “healthy” grains alongside my meal and crave warm hearty dishes instead. Is there anything more comforting and warm than roasted potatoes?

I think not.

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Usually, roasted potatoes in my family means a hefty amount of butter to coat and crisp them up. Now, there’s nothing wrong with some butter but if I’m going to eat potatoes for the next 6 months while in hibernation over here, I want to at least attempt to make them waistline friendly. Mustard and rosemary are the perfect combination for that while still keeping your taste buds intrigued.

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These things are like Lays, you can’t eat just one. Not that you’d want to anyway. Winking smile

 

Rosemary Dijon Roasted

Potatoes

Yield: 4 side dish servings

  • 4 medium red potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, minced
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey mustard
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt & pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Grease a 9X9 or similar baking dish. Wash and cut potatoes into 1 inch cubes. Transfer to a bowl and toss with rosemary, mustards, olive oil, lemon and lots of salt & pepper to taste. Transfer to baking dish and bake for about 1 hour, tossing a few times.

 

What food do you find comforting in the colder months?

What’s your favorite herb?

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Comments

  1. 8

    says

    NOTHING pairs better with rosemary than roasted potatoes!!! Love this dish!

    I find my herb preferences change so much with the seasons– in the summer, I’m all about basil, but winter is all about rosemary and thyme to me :-)

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    Christelle says

    I love soups and casseroles during the cold months, I try to avoid the oven as much as I can during the summer. And I need to try these roasted potatoes, they look amazing :) Thank you!

  3. 12

    says

    OMG! You are so right about the basil/summer, rosemary/winterish correlation. I have nto put rosemary in a single dish this summer. And I love it.

    I make the potatoes with thyme, dill and rosemary, salt, pepper and oil in the oven.

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    says

    Oooh, I love rosemary! And potatoes. So this recipe is a win-win for me! :) I find any dishes that are served comforting in the cold weather – especially soups and warm pasta dishes. As for herbs, there aren’t many herbs I don’t like! My current fave might have to sage.

  5. 16

    says

    One of my favorite local cafes serves rosemary potatoes with their breakfast, rather than hash-browns, that I absolutely adore. Why I’ve never thought to make them at home? I couldn’t tell you. But, I will be now! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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