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The Bread and the Knife

Aired on February 06, 2021

Recipe for Potatoes Fontecchio


  • 5-1/2 pounds red new potatoes
  • 2 or 3 gloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1-1/2 cups extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large bunch fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 2 T course salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Directions: Preheat oven to 350ยบ. Scrub potatoes and prick with fork. Place in shallow roasting pan and roast for 2 hours. Cut each potato in half. Toss the potatoes with the garlic, oil, mint, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Let stand for 30 minutes before serving.

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