- 1¼kg/2lb 12oz floury potatoes, peeled and cut into 3cm chunks
The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
- 4 tbsp rapeseed oil
If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…
- 200g lardons or smoked bacon, cut into pieces
- 700g Brussels sprouts
The quintessential Christmas dinner veg, Brussels sprouts are thought to have been cultivated in…
Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Bring a pan of water to the boil, then tip in the potatoes. Cook for 4-5 mins, drain well, then return to the pan. Put on the lid and shake a couple times.
Set a heavy-bottomed roasting tin on the hob over a medium heat and add the oil. When it’s really hot, add the potatoes and fry for a few mins.
Add the bacon and sprouts, mix everything together, then put in the oven and bake for 30 mins until the bacon is crisp and the sprouts are tender.