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Roasted Potatoes With Garlic Crust

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READY IN:
4hrs
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 425.
  2. Wrap garlic in foil, or place in garlic roaster, and roast until garlic is turning golden and head is soft, about 1 hour.
  3. Let stand until cool enough to handle.
  4. Slice off tip of head, just enough to expose cloves; press out garlic, using back of knife to help.
  5. Discard garlic skin; transfer garlic to small bowl.
  6. Add 1 1/2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper.
  7. Smash together with back of teaspoon to create thick paste.
  8. Raise oven to 475.
  9. Slice each potato into three or four one-inch-thick pieces.
  10. Spread a generous amount of paste between each slice; reassemble potato, pressing on chunks to potato sticks together.
  11. Set potato on a piece of foil, drizzle with 2 tsp oil, and salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Wrap potato tightly in foil; repeat process with other potatoes.
  13. Bake on baking sheet until they are soft and have a caramelized roasted-garlic crust on the bottom, about 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  14. Sprinkle with fresh herbs if desired.

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