Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr
A delicious side from the Thanksgiving edition, 1999, Bon Appetit
- 1⁄2 cup olive oil
- 1⁄2 cup white balsamic vinegar or 1⁄2 cup regular balsamic vinegar
- 1⁄4 cup chopped shallot
- 5 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried thyme
- 5 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
- 2 teaspoons fennel seeds, chopped
- 3 lbs medium-size red potatoes, each cut into 8 wedges
- 3 lbs medium-size yukon gold potatoes, each cut into 8 wedges
- fresh thyme sprig
- rosemary sprig
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Oil 2 large baking sheets.
- Whisk first 6 ingredients in large bowl to blend.
- Add potatoes.
- Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
- Toss to coat.
- Using slotted spoon, transfer potatoes to prepared sheets, spreading in single layer.
- Reserve oil mixture in bowl.
- Roast potatoes until tender and golden, stirring and turning potatoes occasionally, about 1 hour.
- Return potatoes to reserved oil mixture in bowl; toss.
- (Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Transfer potatoes to baking sheet; rewarm in 400°F oven about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.) Transfer to bowl.
- Garnish with herb sprigs.
I wasn't prepared for how outstanding this recipe is - roasted potatoes - yawn. These are WONDERFUL! Crispy/chewey outside, beautifully creamy inside, with that sweet tang of balsamic and a divine combination of herbs. THIS is a keeper.
Oh wow!!! These are really good!!! I used the white balsamic vinegar but I let them sit and marinate for about 2 hours before I cooked them. I did make them about 3 hours ahead of time and then reheated and added the reserved oil. May family really liked these but preferred them before I added the reserved oil. They kept going and snitching them before I had a chance to cover them in the fridge. I will make these again and marinate them again but next time I wont add the reserved oil. Thanks for posting!!!!!
Delicious!! I only used red potatoes as those were on hand (and trying to use them up!). I think my wedges may have been a bit thinner, because I ended up taking them out closer to the 40 minute mark. This was wonderful! Thanks!