Roasted Potato Salad

Recipe by MNLisaB
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To roast vegetables: Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Wrap peeled garlic cloves together in foil with a few drops of olive oil and put in oven for the same time you will be roasting the peppers and potatoes, around 35 minutes.
  • Cut potatoes in half and cut red peppers into half inch pieces.
  • In a large bowl, toss potatoes, bell peppers and 3 TBS olive oil, along with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Arrange potatoes and bell peppers in one layer, divided amongst 2 shallow baking pans.
  • Roast in the middle and lower third of the oven, switching positions of the pans halfway through the roasting time, for a total of 35 minutes, or until potatoes are golden brown and tender.
  • To make salad: After potatoes are done,remove pans from oven and immediately toss roasted potatoes and peppers with 2 TBS balsamic vinegar.
  • Cool and remove garlic from foil.
  • Squeeze cloves into a small bowl and mash with a fork with remaining 1/2 TBS olive oil and 1 TBS balsamic vinegar.
  • Toss together with potatoes and peppers.
  • Just before serving, add fresh basil.
  • Serve at room temperature.
  • Optional items you could add for a main dish meal: goat cheese, toasted pine nuts, grilled chicken, grilled tuna, etc.
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