Green Potatoes

Green Potatoes


"The parsley is what makes these potatoes green. This is my mother-in-law's recipe. It is a very fast and easy way to make better-than-mashed potatoes!"


1 h 10 m servings 222 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 222 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.6g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot combine potatoes, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper. Pour in enough water to just cover potatoes. Cover and cook on medium heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Let stand 10 minutes.
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  1. 10 Ratings


I used the parsley, but my potatoes never turned green. I really didn't matter because the garlic was what make this recipe special. Next time I'll do away with the added expense of buying the...

Excellent! Simple and went well with chicken.

I loved these. I adore parsley and garlic and potatoes, so what is not to love...

This recipe is delicious and went well with steak. It doesn't require lots of prep time, and you can prepare other foods while the potatoes are cooking. We used fresh parlsley, russet potatoes...

It tastes sooo good. Kids love it because it's green! The prep time is extremely quick. You don't have to slave over the stove while it's cooking either.

An interesting twist on cooking potatoes. I'd recommend sprinkling some extra parsley on before serving.

My potatoes didn't turn green at all. The water was a tad green, but not the spuds. Since I was making these for St. Pat's Day, I added green food coloring while mashing.

I have to admit that I didn't exactly follow this "Green Potatoes" recipe. Instead, I did my own take on the idea with a lot more parsley (tons!). I loved it! Thank you Debe for sharing your rec...