Roasted Fingerling or Shaped Potatoes

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4

    Side-Dish Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Cooking

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By James Peterson

Published 2007

  • About

Fingerling potatoes can be roasted whole, with the skin on, so that guests can crush their own serving with the back of a fork and slip in a pat of butter. For a more elegant presentation and for even browning, peel fingerling potatoes or peel and shape large potatoes into elongated footballs. Unless you are cooking the potatoes for a long time with a roast to ensure they brown, they should be sautéed in oil and then put in the oven with butter. If you are shaping whole large or medium pota