Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 14 mins

Cooking the potatoes in butter or oil instead of water captures their full flavor. Gentle stirring during cooking ensures evenly cooked vegetables.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 8 cup microwave baking dish, combine onion, oil, butter, and garlic.
  2. Microwave on HIGH for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until onion is softened (stir once during cooking).
  3. Stir in parsley, basil, chili powder, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  4. Wash and scrub potatoes well.
  5. Half lengthwise and cut each into 4 sticks.
  6. Add to baking dish.
  7. Toss to coat evenly.
  8. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 10-12 minutes or until fork tender, stirring halfway through.
  9. To serve, spoon onion mixture over potatoes.

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