This is a super easy, super healthy & super delicious recipe that can be marinated day ahead of your get together and just bake them in the oven next day. Put together in minutes, it makes for a great side for a BBQ or potluck party and even for your lunch or dinner!
Prep Time- 10 mins
Bake Time – 30 mins for 1.5 lb bag of potatoes, 45- 50 mins for 3 lb bag of potatoes
1.5 lb bag of Baby Potatoes (very rich in potassium.Rich In Iron, fiber, Magnesium as well )
4 small green chilies or jalapenos – adjust to taste ( capsaicin speeds up metabolism )
4 cloves of Garlic
1-1.5 inch piece of Fresh Ginger ( excellent Digestive properties )
A handful of Basil leaves or Dill or Chives
Dry Oregano or any other seasoning of choice- about 1 tablespoon
1/8th cup EVOO ( Healthy Fat )
Salt to taste
Cut the potatoes in half. Mix green chilies/ jalapenos, ginger & garlic together to make a fresh paste. Now take a transparent 1-gallon bag. Add the EVOO to it. Add salt. Then roughly tear basil leaves and add to the bag. Next, add the fresh chili-garlic-ginger paste to it. Next, add all the baby potatoes to the bag. Now zip it closed and mix all the ingredients by hand such that each potato is coated with the mixture. Now leave it for a few hours or overnight to marinate.
Preheat oven to 450 F. Grease a baking tray with Pam or brush it with oil. Transfer the potatoes to the baking tray and spread evenly. Now bake them for 30 mins. You can start checking after 25 mins. Remove once they are golden brown. Serve Hot !!!