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Lavender Roasted Potatoes

This simple roast potato recipe is transporting with the flavor or lavender conjuring flavors of Provence. It's sure to freshen up any meal. I have varied the oven temperature up to 400 degrees to allow the potatoes to cook at the same time as a chicken roasting. When doing so, I check more often to ensure browning is happening evenly and they do not overcook. Cooking time is reduced at a higher temperature so keep checking!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword lavender roasted potatoes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 4-6 servings
Calories 229 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 2-2 ½ pounds (about 4 large) thin skinned Potatoes (New, Red, etc)
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoon dried Lavender designated for culinary use
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees*.
  2. Scrub potatoes, cut out any bad spots and cut into bite-sized pieces. Do not peel.
  3. Toss in a bowl with olive oil. When coated with the olive oil, add lavender, salt and pepper.
  4. Spread into a single layer in a roasting pan or on a baking sheet. Place in the oven for 30 minutes, stirring part way through to ensure even browning. Potatoes are done then soft inside to the bite.
Nutrition Facts
Lavender Roasted Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 229 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Potassium 1170mg 33%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 0.3%
Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 9.7%
Iron 51.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.