For many families potatoes are the staple ingredient in their diet, and for their preparation there are numerous recipes, but the one that we shall present to you will sweep you off your feet.
Potatoes can be included in every meal of the day, and they can be the perfect afternoon snack for you and your guests as they are pretty tasty.
The recipe that we recommend you will overpass all your recipes for baked potatoes as this one is the best one available. The potatoes in this recipe are “creamy caramelized coins that melt in your mouth”. The veggie is cut in thick potato slices and then roasted with butter and at the end poured over with chicken stock.
Health Virtues of Potatoes
Aside the fact that this vegetable is very delicious and versatile, it is packed with valuable nutrients that enhance the body’s immunity, reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, aid digestion, keep fluid balance, protect the skin, and improve heart health.
Potatoes contain plenty of phosphorus, potassium, zinc, pantothenic acid, vitamin E, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and choline. They offer the feeling of fullness preventing all those unnecessary food cravings thus helping in the weight loss. They are low on calories as in one potato of a size of a fist, contains only 110 calories.
This veggie reveals strong antioxidant effect thanks to the content of flavonoids, carotenoids, and phenolic acids thereby preventing free radical damage and consequently reducing the risk of chronic diseases.
All these benefits your body will obtain if they are properly cooked and this does not mean frying them. The best nutritional value from potatoes is reaped when they are roasted, boiled, mashed, jacked or added in a salad.
Once you prepare them in the right way, make certain to use healthy additives and toppings, like olive oil, beans, tuna, and fresh herbs.
Here it is the recipe that will make your mouth watery:
An Amazing Recipe of Melting Potatoes
- 2 pounds of Yukon Gold potatoes
- 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, melted
- 2 teaspoons of rosemary or thyme leaves, fresh and chopped
- 1 teaspoon of black pepper, freshly ground
- A cup of chicken or vegetable broth
- 2 cloves of garlic, smashed
- 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon of black pepper
First, preheat the oven to 500°F placing the rack in the upper third.
Meanwhile prepare the potatoes, peel them and then slice them up with thickness of 1-inch. Next, toss the potato slices with butter, and season them with salt and pepper, and then add the thyme or rosemary according to your preference.
Put the slices onto a 9 x 13-inch metal baking dish, in a single layer, and bake for 15 minutes. Turn them over to their other side and bake for additional 15 minutes. Once they are nicely baked, remove the dish from the oven and in it pour the vegetable or chicken broth, and as well as the garlic cloves. Put the dish again in the oven and bake for around 15 minutes.
Serve the potato slices in a serving platter, and over them pour the rest of the liquid from the pan.
Make sure to serve them warm, and thus enjoy their exquisite taste!