Rosemary Recipes: 3 Healthy Dishes That Are A Must-Try

By | May 23, 2017

With it's unique taste and appetizing aroma, it's no surprise why rosemary is used as an ingredient in millions of dishes around the world. Whether it be soups, stews, roast or even dessert, rosemary sure gives any dish a distinct flavor. But it does not stop there – this fragrant herb also provides the body with health benefits such as protecting the immune system, boosting the memory, reducing inflammation, detoxifying the body and many more!

Here are some must-try healthy rosemary recipes:

Honey Roastmary Lamb

What you need:

  • 2 1/2 kilograms whole leg of lamb
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons prepared Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

To make the marinade, combine garlic, honey, rosemary, mustard, lemon zest and pepper in a bowl. When ingredients are mixed well, cover lamb with the mixture entirely. Cover and refrigerate meat overnight. When ready, place lamb on a roasting pan and season with sea salt. Bake in a pre-heated oven (450 degrees F) for20 to 25 minutes then lower heat to 400 degrees F. Roast for 1 to 1 1/2 hours until desired doneness is achieved.

Rosemary-Butter Red Potatoes

What you need:

  • 6 pcs. red potatoes, scrubbed and sliced ​​into wedges
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste

In a small bowl, combine vegetable oil and melted butter then pour mixture into a 9×13-inch baking dish. Arrange potatoes in the dish and toss to coat with oil and butter mixture. Sprinkle with rosemary, salt and pepper. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil then bake in a pre-heated oven (375 degrees F) for 30 to 40 minutes or until potatoes are cooked through and tender.

One Pan Crispy Rosemary Chick N Chips

What you need:

  • 8 pcs. chicken thighs
  • 6 pcs. red potatoes, scrubbed and quartered
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Mix together chicken thighs and potatoes in a large bowl. Pour olive oil in the bowl and toss to coat meat and vegetable. Place oiled chicken and potatoes in a large baking dish and sprinkle with rosemary, oregano, garlic powder, salt and black pepper. Bake, uncovered, in a pre-heated oven (375 degrees F) for 1 hour. Baste chicken and potatoes with marinade during the last 15 minutes.

These mouth-watering dishes will be enjoyed by both rosemary and non-rosemary lovers out there!

Source by Adrian T. Cheng

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