Lebanese-style Taro Fries
By Taste of Beirut on August 18, 2011
[Editor's Note: Taro serves as a healthier substitute for potatoes in this inventive dish based on a Lebanese classic mezze. The taro must be fully cooked before it's fried, but then, according to Joumana of Taste of Beirut, provides a glycemic benefit and lots of fiber. --Genie]
Taro fries with cilantro pesto
This dish is based on a popular mezze item on the Lebanese table called batata harra or spiced potatoes. In this plate, cubed potatoes are fried and coated in a cilantro, garlic and chile pesto and served lukewarm with quartered lemons.
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