Whenever my mom visits me in Little Rock, she makes me her amazing fingerling potatoes. Last time she was in town, however, we had no power because our city was besieged by an ice and snow storm. So, I was unable to savor her potato greatness.
Of course, now that I’m on my diet and exercise program and am avoiding carbs as much as possible, I am craving them like crazy and can’t have them. But you can! Here is my mom’s recipe – one of my favorite side dishes for beef or chicken dinners. Pretty easy…should only need my pictures to be able to make it yourself. Enjoy!
I bought a bag of mixed fingerlings and cut them into halves and thirds depending on their original length to make nice bite-sized pieces.
I enjoyed doing this in front of my new kitchen TV, which my mom bought me for xmas! Seemed appropriate.
Boil until soft.
Return to pot.
Stir in minced garlic and butter. Don’t be shy with either ingredient.
Also, season with salt and pepper to taste.
My mom has always said that adding a dash of curry makes almost everything taste better.
These fingerling potatoes are no exception!
Mix until the plump little pieces are soft, buttery and delicious.
Pour into serving dish.
Sprinkle with grated cheese, and watch it melt scrumptiously over the hot, buttery potatoes.
(Can you tell I’m starving right now as I write this?!)
Now it’s time to eat.
I served mine, ironically, with peas. (My mom hates peas).
PS: I served KRAFT Fresh Take Southwest Three Cheese chicken with the meal. If you haven’t tried a KRAFT Fresh Take Chicken Seasonings, you NEED to. There are SO many flavors to choose from and they’re so quick and easy to use. I love all of the ones I’ve tried: Rosemary & Roasted Garlic, Southwest, Cheddar Jack & Bacon. Want to try the Italian Parmesan next.