Salsa potatoes

Salsa potatoes

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(7 ratings)

Cook: 15 mins - 20 mins


Serves 2
Spice up the humble tattie

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled


  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
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  • 350g small new potato
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • a small handful of fresh mint and parsley



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • a small roughly chopped garlic clove



    Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…

  • 3 roughly chopped salad onions



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 tbsp each olive oil and water
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Boil the small new potatoes for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, put a small handful each of fresh mint and parsley in a food processor with a small roughly chopped garlic clove and salad onions. Whizz together until finely chopped then add the olive oil and water and whizz again, adding salt and freshly ground black pepper, Drain the potatoes and toss with the herb salad.

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16th Jun, 2015
I tossed in a little more olive oil, then roasted the potatoes for around 20 mins after mixing in the salsa, as I thought the spring onions and garlic made it a little strong. They turned out beautifully!
15th Jul, 2012
Very easy, quick and tasty...excellent with steak!
12th Jul, 2011
Very tasty but made a few changes. I added some coriander (my favourite herb) and used lemon juice instead of water. Made a nice side dish and will probably have the rest with some goats cheese tomorrow.
8th Jan, 2011
My husband thoroughly enjoyed these potatoes but I wasn't so sure - I think I'd cook the garlic first. Will try again.
3rd May, 2009
Excellent. I used double the potatoes without doubling the salsa and it was fine. Very easy + quick.
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