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  September 23, 2023

St. Patrick's Day Recipes - Irish Eyes are Smiling Red Potatoes
Irish Food Ideas - Salads and Side Dishes

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These little gems are easy to make and taste great. By peeling one strip from the middle of the potato the seasonings can soak into the potato making every bite tasteful.

Product: St. Patrick's Day Recipes for Kids
Category: Irish Food Ideas - Salads and Side Dishes


Irish Eyes are Smiling Red Potatoes


  • 12 small red potatoes
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 1/4 C butter, melted
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t garlic powder
  • 1 t dried basil
  • 1/2 t dried thyme
  • 1/2 t pepper


  1. Set the oven temperature to 350 degrees and let it preheat.
  2. Peel a strip from the middle of each potato all the way around the potato.
  3. Place the potatoes into an ungreased 3 qt. baking dish.
  4. Pour the olive oil into a small mixing bowl.
  5. Add the butter and stir to slightly combine.
  6. Sprinkle in the salt, garlic powder, basil, thyme and pepper.
  7. Whisk until the ingredients are combined together well.
  8. Pour the mixture over the potatoes.
  9. Bake 50 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender being sure to stir about every 12 minutes or so.

Serves: 6

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