Potatoes With Parsley and Garlic

Potatoes are low in calories, about 110 calories for a medium potato and contain significant amounts of vitamin C, potassium, B-6, iron and fiber. A single potato also contains small amounts of folate, calcium, magnesium, zinc and 7.5 g of protein. This trio of simple ingredients is rich in many vital vitamins, and will keep your immune system strong, help heal your nervous system and because parsley helps flush out excess fluid from the body it will support kidney function. Did I mention this potato side is explosively delicious!

Ingredients

1 lb. Yukon gold potatoes washed and quartered
½ cup chopped fresh parsley
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil or melted butter
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Note: use organic ingredients whenever possible

Instructions

Place potatoes in salted water and cook until just tender, about 10 -12 minutes
Drain the water from the potatoes and cover
Combine parsley, garlic and olive oil/melted butter and pour over the hot potatoes, cover with a lid and roughly toss. Season with salt and pepper to taste
Serve hot…YUM!!


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