Tasty Baked Fingerling Potatoes

  • 1-1/2 lbs fingerling potatoes

  • 2 tbs. cold-pressed olive oil

  • 1 tsp. seasoning salt or garlic salt

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss potatoes with oil and salt in medium bowl. Spread potatoes in single layer on baking sheet. Bake 30-40 minutes, stirring several times or until lightly crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces. Makes 4 servings. Strohauer Farms exclusive recipe.

Sweet & Spicy Fingerlings

  • 1.5 - 2 lbs. fingerling potatoes

  • 1/2 shallot, diced

  • 1 Mirasol Chili Pepper (from Pope Farms, grown in Wiggins, CO), diced (can also use Chipotle Chili)

  • 1 clove of garlic, diced

  • 1/2 tbs. L.R. Rice's Raw & Unfiltered Local Colorado Honey

  • 1/2 lime, juiced

  • 1 tbs. red wine vinegar

  • 1/2 tsp. Tabasco

  • 1 1/2 tsp. Plantation's Organic Blackstrap Molasses, Unsulphured

  • 1/2 cup pecan halves

  • 1/3 cup Stevia

  • 1/2 tsp. ceylon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 cup dried, unsweetened cherries

  • parsley, chopped

  • 1 egg

  • organic, first cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil

  • salt and pepper

For Candied Pecans ~

Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Mix stevia, cinnamon and 1/2 tsp. of salt together in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk 1 egg white and 1 tbs. of water until frothy. Toss pecans in the egg white mixture. Pour stevia mixture into egg white mixture until pecans are evenly coated. Spread coated pecans on a baking sheet. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until evenly browned. Once cooled, chop pecan halves into small pieces.

For Vinaigrette ~ 

Combine chili pepper, garlic, shallot, 1/2 cup olive oil, honey, lime juice, red wine vinegar, molasses and Tabasco in a blender.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spread fingerlings on a baking sheet and cook for 30-45 minutes until tender. Once cooled, cut fingerlings into 2" discs. In a large sauté pan, add 1 tbs. olive oil and potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Sauté for about 3 minutes or until edges have color. Add your desired amount of vinaigrette along with cherries, candied pecans and parsley. Serve and enjoy! Recipe adapted from Southwind Farms

 These fingerling potatoes are a great dish to prepare in advance for family gatherings or events because they stay well in a crockpot for multiple hours. 

Nutrition: 307 calories per serving (8 servings total). Protein: 3g, Fat: 21g, Carbs: 29g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 6g

Warm Fingerling Potato Salad

  • 1 lbs fingerling potatoes, halved

  • 1 cup fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 1/4 tsp. salt

  • 3 tbs. olive oil

  • 1 shallot, chopped

  • 2 tbs. red wine vinegar

  • 2 tbs. fresh parsley

  • 2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard

  • 1 tsp. fresh rosemary

  • 1/8 tsp. salt

  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper

  • 1/4 cup green olives, pitted and halved

For Potatoes: place potatoes in 1-1/2 quart microwave-safe casserole dish. Top with green beans. Sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. salt. Cover and cook on high for 7-9 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring once. Drain mixture.

For Vinaigrette: in screw-top container, combine remaining ingredients except olives. Cover and shake well.

In a bowl, combine potatoes mixture, vinaigrette and olives; toss gently to coat. Transfer salad to serving bowl. Serve immediately or chill and serve. Makes 4 servings. Strohauer Farms exclusive recipe.

Parmesan-Crusted Petite Gourmets

  • 2 tbs. olive oil

  • 8 Rocky Mountain Gourmet or Nature's Peak Fingerling Potatoes, cut in half lengthwise

  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1/2 cup Italian style bread crumbs

  • 3 tbs. lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour oil into 15 x 10-inch baking pan, tilting to coat bottom with oil. Heat in oven 5 minutes. Arrange potatoes, cut side down in hot pan. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven; cool slightly. 

In bowl, combine remaining ingredients; mix well. Turn potatoes over; spoon 1 tbs. cheese mixture onto each potato half. Bake an additional 15 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned and potatoes are tender. Makes 4 servings. Strohauer Farms exclusive recipe. 

Oven Roasted Gourmet Potatoes

  • 1-1/3 lbs fingerling potatoes

  • 2 tbs. olive oil

  • 2 tbs. fresh rosemary, chopped

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch squares

Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Cut potatoes into 1-1/2 inch cubes. Add remaining ingredients, except bell pepper, onto baking sheet with sides; mix to blend. Add potatoes and bell pepper. Toss to coat. Arrange in single layer. Bake 30-35 minutes until potatoes are tender and lightly browned, tossing 2-3 times during baking. Makes 4 servings. Strohauer Farms exclusive recipe. 

Purple Majesty French Fries

  • 2 lbs Purple Majesty Potatoes

  • Olive oil

  • Coarse salt

  • Black pepper

  • Red chile, ground (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice unpeeled potatoes into 1/4-inch lengthwise strips. Soak potato strips in ice water for about 45 minutes. Drain and dry well.

Toss potatoes with olive oil; salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with ground red chile pepper prior to baking, if desired. Place in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake until golden, about 20 minutes. Turn strips and bake an additional 15 minutes or until golden. Makes 4 servings. Strohauer Farms exclusive recipe.

Zesty Chicken with Purple Mashed Potatoes

  • 2 lbs Purple Majesty Potatoes, peeled and quartered

  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk, warmed

  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves

  • 2 tsp. Cajun blackening spice

  • Salt, to taste

  • Black pepper, to taste

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 roasted red peppers, diced into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped

  • 2 tsp. fresh basil, chopped

  • 2 tsp. green onion, chopped

For Potatoes: place potatoes in saucepan; add enough cold water to cover. Bring to a simmer and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain well; mash with a potato masher. Add milk and season to taste.

For Chicken: while potatoes are cooking, season chicken breasts with Cajun spice, salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a skillet and brown chicken on both sides. Add red pepper, tomatoes, basil and green onion to skillet. Cover and cook over medium-low heat until chicken breasts are cooked through, about 20 minutes. 

Spoon a quarter of the mashed potatoes on each plate, place a chicken breast on top and spoon vegetables over top. Makes 4 servings. Strohauer Farms exclusive recipe.