Basque Potatoes

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"Lovely Basque potato recipe! I loved it as is, but I think it would be great with a little Spanish smoked paprika too. Adapted from "Basque Cooking and Lore" by Darcy Williamson."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (312.6 g)
  • Calories 199.5
  • Total Fat - 7.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 394.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 31.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.3 g
  • Sugars - 3.7 g
  • Protein - 4 g
  • Calcium - 42.6 mg
  • Iron - 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 27.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Heat olive oil in a skillet, cook onion and carrots until softened.

Step 2

Add garlic and parsley and cook, stirring, for 2 more minutes.

Step 3

Stir in chicken broth, scraping and bits from the bottom of the pan.

Step 4

Add potatoes, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Uncover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.

Step 6

Garnish with additional parsley, if desired.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Omg these are the yummiest potatoes I ever tasted! Big hit with the family dinner tonight

review by:
(24 Oct 2021)


Delicious! Lots of flavor and asy to make, too. Great side for chicken.

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(9 Feb 2014)

Derf "RIP" Forever in our Kitchen

i would have sworn i reviewed this, they were sooo delicious and were perfect with our pot roast!! We loved them and i knew as soon as i saw your recipe that they would be wonderful! I'll be making these often, thanks for posting!! the garlic, i used lots, was lovely and the carrot was a great touch, they even looked pretty.

(9 Nov 2012)


These are delicious!! Easy to put together and a perfect side to just about anything. Made for the Billboard Recipe Tag Game.

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(8 Nov 2012)