Parsley Potatoes

Here is a parsley potatoes dish that could definitely “rock” your health. It involves one of the worlds most popular herbs and it is derived from a word meaning “rock celery”, a fitting name for a highly nutritious herb. Most people love to use parsley to decorate their meals. But, if that is all you use parsley for please read on. Parsley is more than just a flavoring for dishes.

Parsley’s Health Benefits

Parsley has many health benefits. Parsley’s nutritional composition is also remarkable. It is high in vitamin C and A. As a matter of fact, it contains more vitamin C than any other herb. Its iron content is close to that of spinach. It also has other minerals such as magnesium, calcium, and potassium. It contains flavonoids that act as antioxidants.
However, most of the health benefits of parsley is derived in its raw state. It has been used to help cure many ailments such as kidney stones, gallstones, and ear infections. It can be used to help clean the blood, control high blood pressure, and reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and diabetes. It can also be used as a topical ointment for cuts and bruises. And, you can prevent bad breath by chewing on some raw parsley. So, go ahead make make use of parsley and reap all of its benefits.

Parsley Potatoes: The Good Accompanist Anytime

Anyway, today’s recipe is parsley potatoes; it is an easy dish that’s quite fitting for Sunday lunch. You could have it as a side or as a main dish with some veggies, stir fried or fresh salad, with maybe a slice of Zaboca. You don’t even need meat because this parsley potatoes tastes so good.
Parsley potatoes is a dish I learnt recently, *hint*, and have taken a keen interest in to learn and master, so much so that when I last made it my father in law asked for seconds and gave the dish a 10… A ten, he actually gave it a ten! …For me that says a lot about the dish because he doesn’t give tens that easily lol :-)
Anyhow, here’s the plan…. Try out my parsley potatoes and if it’s really worth a ten then you can make it for Sunday lunch tomorrow and WOW the family.
*in a hushed voice* Just don’t tell them where you got the recipe.
*still in a hushed voice* Here’s Parsley Potatoes… :-)

Parsley Potatoes Recipe

parsley potatoes

PARSLEY POTATOES

5 medium potatoes (red skin is best)

3 1/2 tbsp. parsley, finely chopped

1 large pimento pepper or 2 small pimento peppers, finely chopped

4 tbsp. butter

4 cloves of garlic, grated

Salt to taste

Water to boil the potatoes

 

Wash, boil and cube potatoes. Cut into 1-2 inch cubes.
Note: For this recipe I mentioned the red skin potatoes as an alternative. If you happen use these you can leave the skin on when you cube them.
Heat pot over a medium flame and melt the butter.
Add pimento peppers, garlic and parsley; saute until tender.

Add potatoes in 2 parts and toss until well adding salt gradually.
Note: That means add first part, toss, adjust salt. Then add second part, toss, then adjust salt again. Savvy!!
Combine then add more salt to taste as desired.
See how easy it was? Ah goin’ and fix up some more recipes so stay tuned.
Before I go why not facebook like my parsley potatoes recipe.

 

 

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7 Responses to Parsley Potatoes

  1. Natasha August 28, 2011 at 6:51 pm #

    Excellent EXCELLENT recipe Felix! Thank you sooooooo much!

  2. Felix August 29, 2011 at 12:13 am #

    You’re welcome Natasha :-)

  3. lisa September 10, 2011 at 5:36 pm #

    can you squeeze lemon juice after u prepare the parsley potatoes it would it alter the taste

  4. Felix September 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm #

    Yes, the lemon juice will overpower the delicate flavours of this dish. But I’m all for experimentation lol!!

    Let’s see…Why don’t you try adding it first to the melted butter and then continue with the seasonings? It may work there but not too much maybe 2 tsp. Write me and tell me how it comes out :-)

  5. Carnival Baby September 11, 2011 at 3:05 am #

    just tried it, came out great! coincidentally i was cooking it while watching pirates of the caribbean..

  6. KatDat July 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm #

    hi do you use the flat leave parsley or curly parsley?

  7. Felix July 4, 2012 at 1:49 am #

    It doesn’t matter use whatever you have :-)

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