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
5 medium potatoes (red skin is best)
3 ½ 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; sauté 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.
- 5 medium potatoes red skin is best
- 3 ½ tbsp. parsley finely chopped
- 1 large pimento pepper or 2 small pimento peppers finely chopped
- 4 tbsp. butter
- 4 cloves of garlic grated
- Water to boil the potatoes
- Salt to taste
- Wash and boil the potatoes. Cut the potatoes into into 1-2 inch cubes. (Note: For this recipe, I mentioned the red skin potatoes as an alternative. If you happen to 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. Combine the ingredients, then add more salt to taste as desired. Serve hot.
Savvy!! <-- Been watching Pirates of the Caribbean lol!!
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.