Paleoista’s Ironman Duck-Fat Roasted Potatoes

Paleoista's Ironman Duck-Fat Roasted Potatoes
Recipe type: Training Starch
Cuisine: Paleo
Serves: 4-6
Whether you've got a long bike ride and brick run tomorrow, or are hitting the pool before a trail run, fill your boots (and your legs!) with this delicious potato recipe, perfect for that strategic carbohydrate addition to the normal protein, fat + veggies!
  • 3 pounds baby yellow potatoes
  • 2 T kosher salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons rendered duck fat (coconut oil can be used if a vegan version is preferred)
  • 1 sprigs fresh rosemary
  1. Preheat oven to 450, with baking tray inside
  2. Wash and halve potatoes
  3. Bring a large pot of water to boil
  4. Add salt and baking soda
  5. Add potato and allow water to return to boiling
  6. Drain pot of most of the water
  7. Add all but one tablespoon fat, stirring with rubber spatula to combine
  8. Place potatoes evenly on baking sheet
  9. Cook 20-30 minutes, flipping once halfway to ensure even browning
  10. Remove from oven, toss in bowl with remaining spoon of duck fat
  11. Sprinkle on rosemary and serve