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Lemon & Garlic New Potatoes for Two

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2 servings

This is a simplified version of a dish my Costa Rican host sister used to make when I was in the Peace Corps. It has become a favorite side dish at my house. —Katie Bartle, Parkville, Missouri
Lemon & Garlic New Potatoes for Two Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 pound baby red potatoes (1-3/4-inch wide, about 6), halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place potatoes in a saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain; remove from pan.
  2. In same pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Return potatoes to pan; cook and stir 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat. Add remaining ingredients; toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 167 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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