Love is in the air, and Valentine boxes of chocolates are stacked high, just waiting for those last-minute shoppers. I won’t say skip that chocolate but you might want to try a new twist on Valentine’s Day. My recipe of Shallots and Thyme Heart Stacked Potatoes are easy to make and can accompany just about any meal. All you need are a few round potatoes and a scalloped edged heart-shaped cookie cutter.

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Heart Art

When I removed the heart-shaped potatoes from the oven, they left an interesting work of art on my baking pan. You do have to carefully remove the stacks with a spatula and gently place them on the plate. Remove the toothpick just before serving.

Shallot & Thyme Sweetheart Potatoes

Shallots & Thyme Heart Stacked Potatoes

Serves 4-6
Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 40 minutes
Total time 1 hour
Dietary Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Side Dish
Occasion Valentines day
Put together this scalloped Shallot & Thyme Heart Shaped Potato Stack to satisfy any sweetheart.


  • 4-6 Large Potatoes (Red or Yukon Gold)
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Shallot (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper




Step 1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Step 2
Thinly slice potatoes with a mandolin about an 1/8 inch think.
Step 3
Place potato slices on a flat surface and cut heart shapes out using a scalloped edge heart shaped cookie cutter.
Step 4
Place potato shaped hearts in a Ziploc bag and add olive oil, garlic salt and pepper. Shake to coat each heart. Remove hearts from bag and stack 8-10 slices on top of each other on a cookie sheet. Place a toothpick down the center to secure the stack.
Step 5
Sprinkle fresh thyme on top of each stack. Place in a preheated oven and bake for 40-50 minutes or until the edges are crispy.
Step 6
Remove toothpick before serving. Serve immediately.

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5 comments on “Shallots & Thyme Heart Stacked Potatoes”

  1. These are so pretty! What a fun idea! Thanks for sharing this at Savoring Saturdays linky party. Hope you’ll join us again this week.

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