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Jersey Royal patatas bravas recipe

Jersey Royal patatas bravas recipe

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Spanish tapas isn't complete without potatoes. Enjoy these saucy and spicy Jersey Royals as a part of a tapas feast or as a side dish. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 232 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 500g (1lb) Jersey Royals, halved
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, 1 crushed, 1 halved
  • 2g (1 tsp) smoked paprika
  • 2g (1 tsp) chilli flakes
  • 2g (1 tsp) ground cumin
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) red wine vinegar
  • 20g (1 tbsp) honey
  • 2 x 500ml cartons passata
  • 2g (1 tbsp) flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    7g 9%
  • Saturates

    1g 5%
  • Sugars

    18g 20%
  • Salt

    1.3g 22%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 38.1g Protein 5.4g Fibre 5.2g


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Place the potatoes on a baking tray and toss with 1 tbsp of the olive oil. Season well and roast for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. While the potatoes are cooking, make the sauce. Pour the remaining olive oil into a saucepan. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes until soft. Add the spices, vinegar, honey and passata. Season to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes, or until the sauce is thick.
  3. Sprinkle the potatoes with the parsley and serve with a bowl of the warm tomato dipping sauce.

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