Lemon Peas & Potatoes – A Light & Delicious Side Dish for Shabos or Yom Tov

Lemon Peas  & Potatoes

15 halved small red potatoes or can potatoes
2 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
kosher salt
black pepper
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. rosemary
1.5 cups frozen peas, thawed
1 tbsp. margarine
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 lemon juiced

Pre-heat oven to 400
Place all your potatoes in a large mixing bowl and coat them with the olive oil. Add heaping pinches of salt and pepper and mix well. Then add the oregano and rosemary and toss everything together, making sure the potatoes are well coated with spices and oil.
Lay the halved potatoes cut side down on to a large cookie sheet that has been sprayed with non-stick spray. Place in oven and bake for about 30-35 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
When the potatoes are ready set aside. In a large skillet or pot, over med-high heat , melt the margarine. Add the peas to the melted margarine and sauté for about 1 minute.  Add the potatoes to the peas mix well, and then add the white wine and lemon juice. Let the potatoes and peas cook until the liquid is mostly evaporated. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

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About the Author

For the last 8 years Sarah Lasry has been the heart and soul of the successful and celebrated Tastebuds Gourmet Café & Flower Shop in Howell, NJ. Sarah opened and ran Tastebuds to much critical appraise for her unique approach to delicious, kosher gourmet cooking as well as her legendary parties, original style and artistic culinary flair. In 2006 Sarah wrote the acclaimed bestselling cookbook “THE DAIRY GOURMET” which revealed all the secret recipes of Tastebuds Café. With much anticipation from her many fans and fellow foodies, Sarah’s brand new cookbook “THE AT HOME GOURMET” just hit the stores with high praise and reviews. Sarah currently resides in Lakewood, NJ where she has recently left the restaurant business to concentrate on her passion for writing cookbooks and is hard at work as the Food and Home contributing editor for Binah Magazine and www. Kosherstreet.com.

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