Roasted Fingerlings and Green Beans With Creamy Tarragon Dressing

Roasted Fingerlings and Green Beans With Creamy Tarragon Dressing Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
We developed this potato-and-green bean dish to pair with the delicious dressing recipe from a reader. Fingerlings are not just available at gourmet stores. One editor purchases them at a wholesale club, while I buy them at my grocery store. Plan to make the dressing while the potatoes cook.

Yield:

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 44 Minutes

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes*
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 teaspoon salt, divided
3/4 teaspoon cracked pepper, divided
1/2 pound tiny green beans (haricots verts)

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Cut fingerlings in half lengthwise, and place in a large bowl. Toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Place potato halves, cut sides up, in a jelly-roll pan. Toss green beans with remaining 1/2 Tbsp. oil, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper, and place in another jelly-roll pan.

2. Bake potatoes at 425° for 30 to 32 minutes or until tender and browned. Remove from oven, and let potatoes stand in pan.

3. Bake green beans at 425° for 12 minutes.

4. Arrange green beans around roasted potatoes on a serving platter. Drizzle with Creamy Tarragon Dressing.

*1 1/2 lb. small red potatoes, halved, may be substituted with a bake time of 35 minutes. 1 1/2 lb. russet potatoes, quartered, may be substituted with a bake time of 40 minutes.

Note:

April 2008
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