11 Reviews

O-M-G-!-!-!!!!! This is FABULOUS!!! I wasn't quite sure what to expect. Love all of the ingredients, but potatoes and olives?? I believe I ate the entire bowl....!!!! I did add a squeeze of lemon to the potatoes (no need here to deglaze, did for some added flavour). This has instantly become one of my fave recipes on zaar!!! Thanks SO much for posting, toni!!!!

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cylee June 19, 2010

Strangely delectable. I used Yukon Golds which have a nice balance between waxiness and tenderness. This one is staying in my main cookbook.

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Aram May 06, 2009

This is great! I've never used cumin & olives in a potato dish and this was delicious. I would even add a bit more cumin next time and I cut the black olives in half. Very tasty! Made for healthy choices ABC game.

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MA HIKER February 02, 2008

I cut the recipe in half but used a little more olives.

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#1 Baker June 15, 2007

My husband, son, and mom were WILD for these! The black olives and cumin make such a great taste combination. I didn't stray from the recipe at all. Thank you for posting this great recipe! Reviewed for ZWTIII

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AshK May 31, 2007

Delicious. I thought the olives made the dish.

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sugarpea February 01, 2006

Mmmmmm cumin, mmmmm olives, mmmmm what a great combination of flavours. I covered the frying pan while these were cooking, so the potatoes cooked through quicker with the help of their own steam.

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Mrs B November 09, 2005

We absolutely loved these potatoes!!!! Thanks for the great recipe.

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Jellyqueen November 05, 2005

Loved these....also followed suggestion for deglazing. The water did help to finish cooking the potatoes as well. Mine were getting a bit over-browned because it was taking so long for them to become tender....and I didn't think that they were cut that large. The water really did the trick.

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Ms*Bindy November 02, 2005

These potatoes looked just SO yummy in Rita’s photograph, and when I read the recipe I was totally won over. I did, however, follow Rita’s suggestion about deglazing and did this with half water/half lemon juice; and I reduced the amount of cumin (from the tablespoon in the recipe) to 1 teaspoon, and I doubled the garlic to 4 cloves. I left the potatoes unpeeled (they were baby potatoes, so I used about a dozen), and I used kalamata olives. A truly delicious recipe, in effect boomeranged from an OZ website to America and back to OZ, via toni! Thanks for posting this one, toni. Fabulously yummy, typically Aussie multi-cultural, and as a bonus, low fat. I’ll be making this one again!

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bluemoon downunder October 28, 2005
Aussie Eastern-Styled Potatoes