They’ll never know it’s simple and good for them, but they will know it’s delicious!
As registered dietitians, we always feel an added pressure at potlucks, barbecues and picnics. Our friends and family feel confident that we would never bring a food that would sabotage their bathing suit season, and they count on us to bring something that’s healthy and waistline- friendly. It’s our obligation to deliver. After all, we enjoy providing our friends with a food they can dive into without guilt. At the same time, we pride ourselves on eating delicious food, so we feel pressure to make sure that we bring something that makes taste buds soar with happiness.
So, when we were invited to a potluck this past weekend and we were both asked to bring a potato dish, we argued over which one of us would bring our favorite recipe. Our Mom made a very similar dish when we were growing up and we always requested it when our friends came to our house for dinner because we knew the other kids would love it. And when we found this recipe, we’ve been using it ever since–it’s always a party pleaser!
After almost duking it out, we realized neither of us was giving up on it, so we ended up bringing this dish together with a plate of vegetable crudité on the side as well.
Here’s our delicious recipe, we can’t wait for you to make this recipe and let us know what you think! Yum!
Makes 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes
4 medium all-purpose potatoes (about 2 lbs.), peeled, if desired, and cut into 1-inch chunks
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, parsley, sage and/or thyme) or 1/2 tsp. dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spray made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Preheat oven to 450°.
Toss first 5 ingredients in large bowl. Generously spray* with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spray made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Arrange potatoes in single layer on ungreased baking sheet. Roast, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and golden, about 50 minutes.
*Suggested amount-50 sprays
Nutrition Information per serving:
Calories 110, Calories From Fat 10, Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g, Total Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 30mg, Total Carbohydrate 22g, Sugars 2g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Protein 4g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 60%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%
Many thanks to the I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter team that we work with who shared this delicious recipe with us!