Potatoes and Pasta with Herb Paste

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

The strong herb mixture in this dish is pounded into a rough paste with peppercorns, juniper, and salt. This seasoning was taught to me by a friend from Abruzzi. She spread it under the skin of a turkey leg or breast before roasting, but it’s also wonderful on potatoes and pasta.

The pasta and potatoes cook separately and are then combined with the herbs and butter. The herb mixture can be prepared while the pasta and potatoes are cooking. The rosemary and sage should be fresh, but