A Tastier – and Prettier! – Alternative to Baked Potatoes

Accordion PotatoesFor seriously satisfying spuds, try these vitamin-rich reds. Creamier than russets and lower in starch, all they need is a drizzle of olive oil before roasting; sprinkle with parsley and thyme and serve.

Serves: 8
Yields: 8 side-dish servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 37 min
Oven Temp: 450

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- 8 large (8 ounces each) red potatoes
- 2 tablespoon(s) extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) coarsely ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh parsley leaves
- 1 teaspoon(s) chopped fresh thyme leaves

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1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Carefully slice each potato thinly without cutting all the way through.

2. Place potatoes on microwave-safe dish and cover with waxed paper. Cook in microwave on High 12 to 15 minutes or until easily pierced with tip of knife.

3. Transfer potatoes to metal baking pan. Carefully drizzle oil between slices. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 tea­spoon coarsely ground black pepper. Roast in oven 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer potatoes to platter; sprinkle with herbs.

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