Spicy Middle Eastern Potatoes Recipe

Spicy Middle Eastern Potatoes are a flavorful and aromatic dish that combines tender potatoes with a blend of Middle Eastern spices. The potatoes are roasted to perfection, resulting in a crispy exterior and a soft, fluffy interior. The spices add a kick of heat and a depth of flavor, making this dish a delicious side or main course. Serve these spicy potatoes with a cooling yogurt sauce and enjoy the bold flavors of the Middle East.

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Ingredients for Spicy Middle Eastern Potatoes Recipe

  • 1/2 pound Potatoes, Peeled And Cut Into Inch Cubes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.13 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Clove Garlic, Minced
  • 0.06 teaspoon Salt

Directions: Spicy Middle Eastern Potatoes Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, olive oil, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Toss until the potatoes are evenly coated with the spices.
  • STEP 3.Spread the potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Roast in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the potatoes are golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 4.While the potatoes are roasting, prepare the yogurt sauce by combining the yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, and salt in a small bowl. Stir until well combined.
  • STEP 5.Once the potatoes are done, remove them from the oven and let them cool slightly. Serve the spicy Middle Eastern potatoes with the yogurt sauce on the side.
  • STEP 6.These potatoes are best served immediately, but they can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • STEP 7.To reheat, place the potatoes on a baking sheet and warm them in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10 minutes, or until heated through.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cut the potatoes into evenly sized pieces to ensure even cooking.
  • Adjust the amount of cayenne pepper according to your spice preference.
  • For extra flavor, sprinkle some chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley or cilantro, over the potatoes before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the spicy Middle Eastern potatoes as a side dish with grilled meats or roasted vegetables.
  • They can also be enjoyed as a main course with a side salad or some crusty bread.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Nutrition
value
137
calories per serving
7 g Fat2 g Protein15 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    15g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    15g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    33mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    359mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    35mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    38mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    52mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp