Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted New Potatoes

With Leeks and Hot Peppers

Serves 4


4-6 large new potatoes, sliced 80% through
4 T olive oil divided
1 leek, white part only,
sliced thinly
1 small red hot chili pepper seeded and julienned
3 T sweet balsamic such as fig or cranberry
2 T brown sugar
Salt and pepper


  • Chop the leeks and the pepper. Wash,and slice the potatoes. Mix 2 T of the oil, the balsamic and brown sugar together in a small bowl. Arrange potates in baking dish, and then ladle the sugary mixture on top. Sprinkle with the leeks and the pepper. Then drizzle with the remaining 2 T oil and generously salt and pepper the whole dish. Roast at 400 degrees F for 45 minutes or until potates are soft. To serve, place one potato on dish, slice side up. Ladle the leek, pepper sugar sauce over the top

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