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Super Simple Oven-Roasted Red Potatoes & Broccolini

Need a quick and easy side dish for a pot luck? Have company coming and you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen? Here’s the perfect solution–simple oven-roasted red potatoes and broccolini!
  • 1 bunch broccolini
  • 5 red potatoes, cut in quarters
  • 2 TBS olive oil (about)
  • Kosher salt & pepper
That’s it for ingredients–how simple is that!
Preheat oven to 400.
Cut potatoes into quarters and cut broccolini into small florets, then cut in half again. I actually grew these potatoes–home grown really have a lot more flavor and they’re so easy to grow. Just cut a potato in half and put it in the dirt. Wait a few months, go dig in the dirt and you’ll have potatoes! Really.
Toss potatoes and broccoli in olive oil and place on a cookie sheet. Season with salt and pepper. 
Bake at 400 until both are tender, about 25-35 minutes. The potatoes should look like this when they’re done.
Transfer to a serving platter, and as always Enjoy!
A quick update…I have some great new Italian recipes I’ll be sharing over the coming weeks and months. I have to thank Franco at Tuscookany for a great week of cooking with new friends. And speaking of friends–here’s a big Laguna Beach welcome to my new readers in Nicaragua! You can always read about my town in Stu News.

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