Italian Recipes: Fresh Small Potatoes in Red Wine

Italian Recipes  fresh small potatoes in red wineToday on our weekly chapter of Italian Recipes we offer you to try authentic italian recipe of fresh small potatoes in red wine. Fresh small potatoes in red wine (italian: Patate novelle al vino rosso) is a rustic and tasty dish, suitable to accompany grilled or roasted meats and main robust dishes. The potatoes are blanched in boiling water for a few minutes and then stewed together with shallots, and flavored with red wine, sage and pepper, a few ingredients for a very good and tasty side dish.


• 700 gr small fresh potatoes
• 4 shallot
• 200 ml red wine
• 5-6 sage leaves
• 60 gr butter
• Pepper, salt


• Started with washing well the potatoes, and put them for a few minutes in a pan of boiling salted water, until the inside of the potatoes is tender, then drain well.
• Cut the shallots in chunks, put the butter in a large pan to melt, add the shallots and let them brown well, then pour a half of the red wine and let it evaporate.
• Add the potatoes and sage leaves and fry all together.
• Stir well to mix the ingredients and add the remaining wine.
• Finish to cook the potatoes, add black pepper.
• Serve the fresh small potatoes still hot!

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