Fondant Potatoes

PennyBy Penny  ,

April 8, 2015

rich soft buttery potatoes , sure to become a family favourite


2 potatoes per person

2 cloves of garlic crushed

A couple of sprigs of thyme

150g butter

75ml vegetable stock ( homemade or a cube )

Sea salt and black pepper


1Peel the potatoes

2Cut a flat top and bottom on the potato

3Cut a round out of the paper using a pastry cutter

4Melt the butter in a frying pan

5Add the potatoes and cook until they are golden on the bottom

6Turn potatoes over and cook until the bottom is now golden

7Carefully ( it will spit ) add the stock , the garlic and the thyme sprigs. Season well

8Cover and simmer gently until the potatoes are softened . This will take 25 minutes or so

9Remove with a fish slice and serve with any meats

10Save the leftover potato for mash