New Potatoes with Olives

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New Potatoes with OlivesRecipe
Photo: David Loftus
Makes 6 servings


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3 teaspoons kosher salt
1 1/2 pounds new potatoes, halved
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup pitted and sliced Kalamata or oil-cured olives
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon lemon zest


In a large saucepan, add 2 teaspoons of the salt to 3 quarts of water. Add the potatoes and bring to a boil. Cook until tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain the potatoes well. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the potatoes, stirring well to coat. Cook until golden, about 5 minutes per side. Add the olives and mint and toss together. Season with the pepper, zest, and the remaining salt

Created date

March 2005

Nutritional Information

Calcium 28 mg
Calories 179
Caloriesfromfat 51 %
Carbohydrate 20 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 10 g
Fiber 3 g
Iron 2 mg
Protein 2 mg
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 294 mg