Crispy new potato bake

Crispy new potato bake

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 1 hr

Easy

Serves 4
A crisp and juicy rustic side dish, peppered with tangy olives and capers

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal355
  • fat20g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre4g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.9g
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Ingredients

  • 1kg Jersey Royal potatoes
  • handful small capers
    Capers

    Capers

    kay-per

    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub, which grows in the Mediterranean. As…

  • 2 handfuls stoned black olives
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves
  • small bunch rosemary, broken into sprigs
    Rosemary

    Rosemary

    rose-mar-ee

    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar

Method

  1. Heat oven to 240C/220C fan/gas 9. Boil the potatoes until the softer side of cooked, about 12 mins. Drain, slice in half, then tip into a bowl. Tip the capers, olives and herbs on top of the potatoes, then add most of the oil and a little seasoning. Stir together, lightly crushing the potatoes.

  2. Line a medium Swiss roll-type tin with baking parchment, leaving some hanging over the sides. Tip the potatoes into the tin and flatten down. Mix the vinegar and remaining oil, drizzle over the potatoes, then bake for 40 mins until golden.

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MoreVeg
15th Jan, 2017
This was a hit. Cooked it for dinner with friends and everyone had second helpings. Potatoes went lovely and crispy - did stick a bit to the parchment but didn't stop them being tasty! Will be making again.
elizabethgalbraith
19th Nov, 2016
Great recipe! I use white balsamic vinegar which adds a lovely sweetness to the saltiness of the olives and capers.
Pink Moon
10th Apr, 2016
Love this sooooooo much! Don't change a thing - it's perfect!
sallywallywoowoo
5th Feb, 2015
Nom-nom-nom. Fit. That is all.
kimmyno-cook
17th Apr, 2014
Very tasty and impressive for a dinner party. Can leave them in the oven for a bit longer if the rest of your dinner isn't quite ready and they are still good. Am now on my third time of using this recipe and just love it!
ishouldbeeating
17th Jan, 2014
Really really delicious! The capers and olives went all crispy too. One of the best roast potato recipes I've tried. Kids loved it too.
thwaitey
24th May, 2013
Absolutely delicious. The potatoes were so creamy. It was a taste sensation. I put in extra capers as I love them. It was so good that I'm making it again tonight. I made it to go with this: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/10757/roast-summer-vegetables-and-chickpeas but left the potatoes out of this recipe.
eleveneighteen15
5th Mar, 2013
5.05
Great dish! Made a few times now, lovely in the summer as side dish to a BBQ.
tiggia
11th Jan, 2013
5.05
Really easy and tasty, great for when you have friends round.
laughinggirl66
16th Aug, 2012
5.05
oh and i added extra tyme and oregano from the garden

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