Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Melting Potato ( Grilled potato salad)

Saw these red skinned potatoes in a super market, just couldn't resist buying these beautiful looking king of vegetable. Potato are the most versatile and can be used in various forms of meal. Red potatoes are a perfect choice for soups and potato salads because of their firmness and texture. These are Fat-free, Very low sodium, Source of fiber, High in vitamin C, Cholesterol-free. I am sure this recipe will be a great hit among all my diet conscious friends. This is a super quick recipe with some Italian blend. Boiled potato is marinated and grilled to get a crusty look.

Ingredients:

Red potato:           3-4 medium sized ( You can use white potatoes also)
Lemon juice:          4-5 Spoons
Garlic powder:       1 spoon
Dried Basil:            1/2 spoon
Dried Oregano:      1/2 spoon
Sea Salt to taste
Black pepper:        1/4 spoon
Chili flakes:             1/4spoon
Olive oil:                 2 spoons
Butter:                     Small cube
Mozzarella Cheese
Parmesan Cheese


Method:

1) Boil the potato and slice it in a round shape with skin.
2) Mix lemon juice, garlic powder, basil, oregano, salt, pepper, chili flakes. olive oil and butter. keep it aside for 10 mins.
3) Get an oven proof serving dish and put a layer of marinated potato top it up with shredded mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Put another layer of sliced potato and again top it up with cheese. Repeat the process to get a mountain like structure placing the bigger slices below.
4) Put it in the oven to grill at 180 degree Celsius for 15 minutes. See the cheese melting and a light brown crust over the top.
5) Sprinkle it with some parsley leaves. Serve hot as a starter or a side dish.

BON APPETIT..