Lemon-basil potatoes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 123.4
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 7.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    16 baby new potatoes, halved
    2 cups low-sodium chicken stock
    1/2 cup fresh lemon juice, plus 2 teaspoons
    1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus extra for seasoning
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus extra for seasoning
    1 teaspoon lemon zest
    1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves


Place the potatoes, chicken stock, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 to 25 minutes.

Drain the potatoes and place in a serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil. Add the lemon zest and 3 tablespoons of the basil. Toss well and garnish with the remaining chopped basil.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PERIWINKLEJENN.

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  • this was very easy , light & refreshing. that being said, i would cut back on the lemon a bit more because it was too acidic. i used .5 cup of bottled lemon juice & no zest. i would definitely make this again. - 8/1/08

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