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Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic Aioli

Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic AioliMy family loves bold flavors. We make garlic dip for our potato chips, enjoy a garlicky Buttermilk Garlic Ranch Dressing, and add an extra clove of garlic to just about any dish that can take it. So when I was trying to dream up a way to dress up some roasted red potatoes, I of course turned to my friend…the garlic clove.

These roasted red potatoes are drizzled with a creamy, tangy, and yes, garlicky aioli. An aioli is a creamy mayonnaise style sauce. It can be flavored in so many ways but adding garlic is a classic way of giving aioli a delicious kick. It can be fairly addictive so make plenty of potatoes!

Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic Aioli Recipe

Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic Aioli

Serves 4-6

For the potatoes:

3 lb small red potatoes, unpeeled and halved

2 tlbs olive oil

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

For the aioli:

1 cup olive oil

1 egg yolk at room temperature

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 tbls white wine vinegar

Pinch of salt

Pinch of black pepper

1 to 2 tbls warm water

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Toss potatoes in oil, salt and pepper. Spread onto a baking sheet in a single layer. Roast for 50 minutes or until potatoes are crispy and tender.

3. Make the aioli: In a blender or stand mixer with whish attachment, add egg yolk, garlic, vinegar, salt and pepper. mix well over a medium speed. Slowly stream in olive oil until the mixture emulsifies. Add water to thin as needed. Adjust seasoning to personal preference.

4. To serve, drizzle aioli over hot potatoes.

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One response

  1. I cant believe you are just now posting this recipe. These potatoes were AMAZING!!!! And of course I smothered mine in extra sauce. I am happy you posted though, I will definitely be making this sometime this week.

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