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Pesto Roasted Potatoes

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Pesto Roasted Potatoes
by James Belardo

Adding pesto to your roasted potatoes adds a fairly subtle flavor that’s simply divine.

Ingredients
6-8 medium sized potatoes – cut into wedges or cubes
2-3 tbsp Pesto – Basil and Pine Nuts (try our recipe)
1.4 lemon
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp butter, melted
1/3 cup Chicken stock (try our homemade version)
1 tbsp Italian 00 flour (pasta flour – semolina)
Salt – to taste

Directions
1. Parboil potato for 2 minutes with a dash of salt and (Preheat oven 400F).
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2. heat 1/3 cup chicken stock and 2 tbsp butter until butter is melted

3. Blend the olive oil, melted butter and flour with the heated stock mixture (except potatoes).
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4. Toss the potatoes with mixture and place in roasting pan, let cook for about 60-90 minutes (mixing every 10-15 minutes).
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5. In the last 15-20 minutes you can turn up the heat and put it on broil to brown the potatoes nicely.
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6. Taste to see if you need salt and then toss some chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley in and mix well.
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Enjoy

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Written by Zio James

April 10, 2017 at 5:19 PM

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