Farmers Daughter Herbs

thyme potatoes

Makes 4 servings

 

*****

1 -2 tbsp. of thyme or lemon thyme (fresh)
3 garlic cloves
1-2 lb. baby red potatoes
5 1/4 oz. shallots
 2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. olive oil
 1 1/3 cup vegetable or chicken broth
Salt and black pepper to taste
 
*****

1. Wash the thyme and shake it dry. Strip the leaves off the stems and chop. Peel the"‘garlic and mince. Wash and scrub the potatoes; cut up larger ones if necessary. Peel and slice the shallots.


2. Heat the butter and oil in a heavy pan. Lightly sauté the shallots and garlic. Add the potatoes and sauté, stirring.


3. Add the thyme, broth, salt and pepper; cover. Simmer for 30 min. on low heat. Shake the pan occasionally. Serve with roasted or grilled meat or fish.