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Red Potatoes with Basil Dressing

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  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Pine nuts/Pignoli 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) (large)
  Fresh basil leaves 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Parsley leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red skinned potatoes 3 Pound, peeled
  White vinegar 1 Tablespoon (distilled)


1) For making the basil dressing, take broth, lemon juice, oil, garlic, pine nuts, basil, pepper and parsley in a container of a food processor. Blend them well.
2) Put the dressing to a bowl and cover it. Keep the dressing in the refrigerator.
3) Take a saucepan and boil the water into it.
4) Add potatoes in the boiling water and cook for 15-20 minutes.
5) Drain the potatoes and cut them into 1/2 inch thick slices.
6) Keep the potatoes in a bowl and toss with vinegar.
7) Pour the dressing over the potatoes and toss them well.


8) Serve the dish immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1335 Calories from Fat 325

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.4%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 408.1 mg17%

Total Carbohydrates 231 g77%

Dietary Fiber 25.9 g103.6%

Sugars 15.9 g

Protein 33 g66.7%

Vitamin A 78.1% Vitamin C 258.6%

Calcium 27.5% Iron 79.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Red Potatoes With Basil Dressing Recipe