“This is an unusual way to make potatoes. When done, the potatoes are a deep golden brown, crunchy and have a slight orange flavor. Found this in "Inspired Vegetarian" cookbook.”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Cut each peeled potatoe in half lenghtwise.
  3. Place flat side down and cut down as if making very thin slices, but leave the bottom 1/2 inch intact.
  4. place potatoes in large roasting pan.
  5. Coat potatoes with melted butter using a pastry brush.
  6. Pour the olive oil around the potatoes and on the base.
  7. Bake potatoes for 40-50 minutes.
  8. basting occasionally.
  9. Meanwhile juice the orange and zest half of it.
  10. Place juice, rind, and sugar in a saucepan and heat on low.
  11. Stir until sugar is disolved.
  12. Simmer for 3-4 minutes until thick.
  13. Remove from heat.
  14. When potatoes begin to brown, brush with orange glaze and return to the oven for 15 minutes or until potatoes are deep golden brown color.

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