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Patatas bravas recipe

Patatas bravas recipe

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  • Serves 10
  • 20 mins to prepare and 50 mins to cook
  • 130 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy-free


For the sauce

  • 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 227g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • pinch of chilli powder
  • pinch of sugar
  • chopped fresh parsley, to garnish

For the potatoes

  • 900g Tesco Finest Exquisa potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1-2cm cubes
If you don't have chopped tomatoes, chop up a tin of plum tomatoes instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    6g 9%
  • Saturates

    1g 5%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    0.5g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17.6g Protein 2.5g Fibre 2.1g


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the onion, fry for about 5 minutes until softened. Add the garlic, tomatoes, tomato purée, paprika, chilli powder and sugar and bring to the boil, stirring continuously. Simmer for 10 minutes until pulpy. Set aside for up to 24 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180°C/200°C/gas mark 6. Take the cubed potatoes and pat dry with kitchen paper.
  3. Spread over a roasting tin and toss the potatoes in the oil, season with salt and pepper. Roast for 40-50 minutes until the potatoes are crisp and golden brown.
  4. Gently reheat the sauce in a saucepan. Tip the potatoes into dishes and spoon over the sauce. Sprinkle with the parsley.

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