Molasses New Potatoes | Reader's Digest

Molasses New Potatoes

This recipe's special ingredients transform your traditional potato side.

from Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2005

Molasses gives this potato dish a little sweetness, while walnuts add some pleasant crunch. – Janet Dingler, Cedartown, Georgia

You Will Need 2-1/2 pounds new red potatoes, quartered 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons molasses 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1/4 cup minced chives

What to Do 1. Place potatoes in a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In a small bowl, combine the oil, molasses, vinegar, thyme and salt. Drizzle over potatoes and toss to coat.

3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes.

4. Stir in walnuts.

5. Bake 30-35 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender, stirring once.

6. Sprinkle with chives.

Serves 6