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Roasted Potatoes and Shallots
- Active time:15 min
- Start to finish:1 1/2 hr
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- 6 large shallots, peeled and halved lengthwise
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
- 1 1/2 lb medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
Preheat oven to 400°F with rack in lowest position.
Toss shallots with 1 1/2 tablespoon oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a 13- by 9-inch baking pan, spreading evenly.
Roast, stirring occasionally, until shallots are golden, about 30 minutes.
Toss potatoes with remaining 1 1/2 tablespoon oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a bowl, then add to shallots.
Roast, turning occasionally, until vegetables are tender and potatoes are crusty, 40 to 50 minutes.