Fingerling Potatoes with Chives and Tarragon
AeroGardeners, we can't get enough of this method for braising potatoes. In this variation, their tenderness is emphasized by an unctuous olive-oil glaze punctuated with fresh chives and tarragon. Courtesy of Epicurious.com
FINGERLING POTATOES WITH CHIVES AND TARRAGON
YIELD: Makes 4 servings
ACTIVE TIME: 20 min
TOTAL TIME: 35 min
1 1/2 pound fingerling potatoes such as Russian Banana
1 1/2 cups water
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 large garlic clove, finely chopped
3 tablespoons chopped chives
1 tablespoon chopped tarragon
Peel potatoes and halve lengthwise.
Bring potatoes, water, oil, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper to a simmer in a 10-inch nonstick skillet, then cover and briskly simmer, shaking skillet occasionally, until potatoes are tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove lid and cook, stirring gently, until most of water has evaporated and potatoes are glazed, 1 to 2 minutes more. Stir in herbs.