Ok so you have done the hard part and figured out what your main dish is going to be for that large group of friends you have invited over for dinner. Whew, you have it all figured out! But wait you need something to go with it. Something that will compliment it perfectly. What could you make? It has to be something simple and easy. You should make Golden Parmesan Potatoes of course!
These are the perfect side dish for so many main dishes. Or if you are simply hungry for potatoes these are perfect too. You can make them more of a main dish by adding a bit of shredded cheese and some crumbled up bacon or ham to the top about 5 minutes before you are done baking them. These potatoes are so simple to make that you can have your children help you make them!
Here are the instructions for making them. First of all, here is a list of the ingredients you will need:
6 large potatoes
¼ cup of all purpose flour
¼ cup of parmesan cheese
¾ teaspoon of salt
1/8th teaspoon of pepper
1/3 cup of butter or margarine
The first thing you should do is peal your potatoes. If the potatoes have nice skin on them you can leave the skin on and simply wash the potatoes. When you are done cleaning or pealing, Cut the potatoes into quarters and set aside.
Next, in a small saucepan, melt your butter or margarine and pour into a nine by thirteen inch baking pan or casserole dish.
Then in a large (gallon size) Ziploc bag, combine your flour, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. I just put all the ingredients in the bag and shake it! Then moisten your potatoes with water and shake a few at a time in the bag until they are well coated with the flour mixture. When coated, place the potatoes one by one in the nine by thirteen inch pan. Do not layer them. If you have too many for one pan use two.
Then bake your potatoes at three hundred seventy five degrees for about half an hour. Then turn the potatoes over so they get crispy on both sides and then bake for another half an hour. Enjoy them!