Batatas a Portuguesa Recipe

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Batatas a Portuguesa

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3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 pounds small white potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch rounds
1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
freshly ground peppercorns
1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
roasted red bell pepper slices or pimento strips
olives, olives, olives

In heavy bottomed 10-12 inch skillet, heat butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add potatoes, cook for about 15 minutes, turning gently to brown on both sides. Season and transfer to a platter to serve at once, sprinkled with parsley. They are traditionally arranged in a symmetrical ring around the meat or other main dish being served. Arrange and garnish with colorful pickles vegetables or pimientos, along with olives.

Recipe created 2006-01-24.

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