Boistfort Valley Farm
Community Supported Recipe Box

Farmers' Market New Potatoes with Aïoli


  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked hot paprika* or Hungarian hot paprika
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1.5# Finn potatoes, unpeeled
  • Fine salt


dish: side
season: spring

Mix paprika, mayonnaise, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic. Place potatoes in pot with enough cold salted water to cover. Bring to boil and cook until just tender, about 25 minutes. Drain. Cool slightly. Press gently on potatoes to split skins and crack open. Sprinkle with salt.

Place 2 potatoes on each of 6 plates. Drizzle with aïoli; and serve.

Bon Appétit, April 2004