Molasses-Tossed Potatoes


Use a variety of small potatoes in this sweet yet sharp potato recipe for visual interest.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 ½ pound tiny new potatoes, small Yukon Gold potatoes, and/or fingerling potatoes

  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 2 tablespoon molasses

  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup walnut pieces

  • Fresh chive (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degree F. Coat a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Scrub and quarter potatoes (halve any large quarters). Arrange potatoes in pan.

  2. In a small bowl combine oil, molasses, vinegar, thyme, and salt. Drizzle mixture over potatoes. Toss gently to coat. Bake potatoes, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Add nuts; stir to mix. Bake 15 to 20 minutes more or until potatoes are tender, stirring once. Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with fresh chive. Makes 8 side-dish servings.


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
9g Fat
33g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 157mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 14.2mg 71%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Potassium 568mg 12%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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