FoodDiscover Greek cuisine: easy-to-make, flavorful lemon potatoes enrich your mealtime

Discover Greek cuisine: easy-to-make, flavorful lemon potatoes enrich your mealtime

Baked potatoes delicious like never before. I make them Greek style, and the family is thrilled.
Baked potatoes delicious like never before. I make them Greek style, and the family is thrilled.
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12:14 AM EST, February 11, 2024

Have you ever tried the Greek variation? The dish patates lemonates, or "lemon potatoes," is not only incredibly flavourful and aromatic, but also straightforward to make. Once you've prepared this dish, with its crisp exterior and fluffy interior, it's likely to become a regular feature at your meals. Follow along as we share the recipe for these delectable, Greek-style potatoes.

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Patates lemonates is a classic staple in Greek cuisine, often served as an accompaniment to meats, fish, or vegetables. These potatoes, delicately roasted in a fragrant lemon-herb sauce, are not only satisfying but also easy to prepare.

For the perfect patates lemonates, it's recommended to use type A potatoes, more specifically salad-type, due to their firm structure and resistance to crumbling during baking. The secret to this dish's unique flavour profile is the correct sauce—a blend of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and oregano.

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While making patates lemonates doesn't require exceptional culinary skills, exercise a little patience. Nevertheless, the time spent preparing these extraordinary potatoes is entirely worthwhile, and their taste will linger in your memory.

Ingredients:

  • 7 large potatoes,
  • 3 lemons,
  • 0.6 cup of olive oil,
  • 0.18 oz of mustard,
  • 0.18 oz of semolina,
  • 3 cloves of garlic,
  • 0.53 oz of dried oregano,
  • salt and pepper to taste.

The preparation process is simple:

  1. Peel the potatoes and divide them into eight segments.
  2. In a bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil, chopped garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Thoroughly mix the potatoes with the sauce.
  4. Place the mixture into a casserole dish, adding roughly 0.4 cups of water.
  5. Bake at 392°F for about an hour, or until the potatoes turn golden and crispy.

The ideal accompaniment for any meal

These Greek potatoes pair well with an assortment of dishes. They're excellent when served with roasted meat, fish, grilled vegetables, or even just some Greek yogurt and a fresh salad. Indulge in the scrumptious patates lemonates and see for yourself how this straightforward recipe enriches your culinary repertoire.

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