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Basil Red Potatoes

 Basil Red Potatoes
Tender red potatoes get a light coating of butter, wine and basil for a side that's just right almost any main dish. Bernadette Bennett - Waco, TX
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 7 cups water
  • 1-1/2 pounds red potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons dry red wine or beef broth
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • Dash garlic salt


  • In a large saucepan, combine the water, potatoes and bouillon. Bring
  • to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 7-10 minutes or until
  • tender. Drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 210 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 414 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.