Potatoes, Old French Style

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Imagenie

This is an old standard in our house. The nutmeg and lemon give the potatoes a special flavor.

Top Review by Chef-Boy-I-Be Illin

Nice potato side dish. I did have trouble getting the potatoes to brown in the 25 mins called for, so I put them under the broiler for 5 mins and that helped. I was a little disappointed that the lemon and nutmeg weren't as pronounced as I had hoped. Maybe a little more salt next time I make them. I also sprinkled the parsley (and some of my own dried oregano) over the potatoes when they came out of the oven so as not to burn them. I also thought parboiling the potatoes was a very good idea because the warm potatoes seemed to soak up the lemon mixture. Overall, a very good potato dish that I'll make again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Wash and cut potatoes in quarters. Leave skins on.
  3. Parboil the potatoes in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes. Drain.
  4. Mix flour, 1/4 cup oil, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add potatoes and toss to coat.
  5. Place in a buttered baking dish and drizzle a little more oil on the top.
  6. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until nicely browned and tender, stirring halfway through cooking time.

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