Lemon & Garlic New Potatoes Recipe
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Lemon & Garlic New Potatoes Recipe

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This is a simplified version of a dish my Costa Rican host sister used to make when I was in the Peace Corps. It has become a favorite side dish at my house. —Katie Bartle, Parkville, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound small red potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 166 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. Cut scrubbed potatoes into wedges; place in a large saucepan. Add water to cover; bring to a boil. Cook, covered, until tender, 10-15 minutes; drain. In the same pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add potatoes; cook until browned, 4-6 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon & Garlic New Potatoes in Taste of Home April/May 2011 , p60

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sstetzel User ID: 158954 265123
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2017

"Hi clkoster,

The last line in the method says to "stir in remaining ingredients". That would include the lemon juice.
Hope that helps!"

clkoster User ID: 2248359 265052
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2017

"The recipe doesn't ever tell you what to do with the lemon juice."

pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 264785
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2017

"These are good, but the lemon was a little overpowering."

delowenstein User ID: 3766053 264419
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2017

"I did follow the recipe as presented! I did find this side dish to taste quite good-I believe that I'd add more olive oil and use a larger saucepan to brown the potatoes after cooking them. I'd also use more lemon juice for more of a zip!"

gina5107 User ID: 2593547 149783
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

"This recipe was quick and easy. Since it called for cooked potatoes, I had to boil them for about 15 mins. Wish I had read that the day before and it would have made the dish much faster. The only modifications I made was a little more parmesan cheese and lemon zest directly on potatoes!! Yummy recipe!"

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