3 T olive oil
1 dozen small or 6 medium potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch slices and patted dry
1/2 to 1 head garlic (or to taste) separated into cloves and peeled
4 to 5 sprigs, 4 to 6 inches long, rosemary, thyme or basil
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
Spread olive oil in bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Toss potato slices and
garlic cloves in baking dish to coat with oil, then arrange in a single layer.
Lay the sprigs of herbs on top of the potatoes. Cover the pan with foil or a
cookie sheet and bake 20 min. Uncover and bake 15 to 20 minutes more or
until potatoes are tender and begin to brown. Carefully remove herbs and
discard. Serve immediately.