Red Wine Potatoes | Potatoes “Afelia”
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While Afelia commonly refers to a pork dish, the term can also refer to any number of ingredients stewed/roasted in red wine and sprinkled with coriander seeds. Yum! In Cyprus, the most popular variants include mushrooms, potatoes, and artichoke hearts (all of which are vegan). Most recipes add a sprinkling of coriander seeds at the end of cooking (ground or cracked is best).
Servings Prep Time
4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
1 – 1 1/2 hours
Servings Prep Time
4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
1 – 1 1/2 hours
Red Wine Potatoes | Potatoes “Afelia”
Votes: 2
Rating: 2
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
While Afelia commonly refers to a pork dish, the term can also refer to any number of ingredients stewed/roasted in red wine and sprinkled with coriander seeds. Yum! In Cyprus, the most popular variants include mushrooms, potatoes, and artichoke hearts (all of which are vegan). Most recipes add a sprinkling of coriander seeds at the end of cooking (ground or cracked is best).
Servings Prep Time
4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
1 – 1 1/2 hours
Servings Prep Time
4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
1 – 1 1/2 hours
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs fingerling potatoes
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • ground coriander , to taste
Servings: people
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Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375FMeanwhile, rinse and slit the potatoes (about 4 slits per potato – this allows the wine and oil to seep in and flavor them)
  2. Douse with olive oil. Don’t be shy. Some recipes I saw from Cyprus and Greece actually cover these with oil.
  3. Ad red wine and seasoning.
  4. Roast for 1 – 1 1/2 hours, or until soft on the inside and a bit crusty on the outside. Turn once or twice while roasting.
  5. When serving, be sure to scrape up any crusty bits and toss with potatoes. Then, sprinkle on some coriander seeds and enjoy with Roast Lamb Shanks and good friends.