Potato Stacks

This is another Pinterest recipe. I’m having a hard time remembering what I fed my family before I discovered that site. I know I cooked, but I can’t think of anything. Well, anything except meatloaf and spaghetti.

Anyway!

When I saw This recipe from Sea Salt With Food, I knew I had to try it. We love potatoes, and I’m always looking for new ways to serve them.

We all enjoyed these. Plus, they’re pretty. I enjoy pretty food!

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Potato Stacks

1 lb Russet or Red Potatoes
3 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
1 tsp Thyme
Salt and Pepper, To Taste

Wash the potatoes and slice them thin. Use a mandolin slicer if you have one. If you don’t, cutting them with a knife will work.

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Combine the olive oil, garlic, and thyme in a small saucepan. Heat the mixture over low heat until you can smell the garlic. Remove it from the heat before the garlic begins to brown.

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Brush the insides of a muffin tin with the olive oil mixture. You can use a paper towel to coat it if you don’t have a brush.

Layer the potatoes inside the muffin tin, brushing with olive oil between each layer. Season with salt and pepper.

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Bake at 350F for 35 to 40 minutes, until they’re crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

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Enjoy!!!

I didn’t use all the olive oil on my potatoes. I used the leftover to toss some fresh green beans in before baking them as well. I didn’t want it to go to waste! Plus, YUM. Green beans are my favorite.

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I ended up with 12 stacks. I couldn’t figure out how to accurately calculate how much of the olive oil mixture I used, so I just put the whole 3 tablespoons into the recipe analyzer. Each of these stacks has less than 60 calories. Not bad. Not bad at all.

For a printable version of this recipe, click here!!

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About pamasaurus

"I have learned to keep to myself how exceptional I am." ~Mason Cooley I'm a married stay at home mom living in Southern New Jersey. I have one daughter, one son, and three furbabies. I love to cook. I love to craft. I love to sew. I just.... love to create in general. I also am pretty fond of adventuring, of exploring new places. I'm shy when I first meet people, but once I'm comfortable with them, you can't shut me up. I'm crazy and silly. I have an unhealthy obsession with dinosaurs.
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14 Responses to Potato Stacks

  1. hautemealz says:

    I’ve done a similar dish for years, but using the muffin pan is BRILLIANT! I’ll be trying that asap. I always sprinkle a little cheese between the potato layers, and some on top to crisp. Usually parm/reg, or asiago. I want to try slippin’ some thin mushroom slices (2-3) between the potatoes, as well.

    Dang, now I’m jonesing…

    Thanks for the great idea!

    -Perry
    hautemealz.com

    • pamasaurus says:

      Cheese!! I love that idea! You could probably even alternate sweet potatoes with regular potatoes! I love versatile recipes 😉

      I’m definitely making it with some cheese, though! Thanks for the idea!

  2. The word “brilliant” came to mind for me too when I saw the muffin tins. I usually spread sliced potatoes out in one layer on a cookie sheet, but this sounds even easier. I will be trying this!

  3. Super tasty, super simple, and you can totally scale it down for one person! Love it (and Pinterest… and you guys)

  4. Jennifer M. says:

    Clever idea! I’ve got to get back on Pinterest. It’s just that it can be overwhelming sometimes 😉

    • pamasaurus says:

      I have found so many amazing recipes on there. I’m not as addicted as I used to be, though. I get on once a day as opposed to every chance I got 😉

  5. Fabulous idea – I’ll be trying these! I like the cheese idea too. 🙂

  6. Andrea says:

    These are a must try!

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