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Basic fondant potatoes

Basic fondant potatoes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8

A fondant potatoes recipe for tender, golden spuds. Cooked with butter, stock and thyme, fondant potatoes are the perfect side to a roast

  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal138
fat6g
saturates2g
carbs19g
sugars2g
fibre2g
protein3g
low insalt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 1kg new potatoes evenly sized, small
  • 25g butter
  • 100ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • few thyme sprigs

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5.  

  • STEP 2

    Peel the potatoes and pat dry with kitchen paper.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the oil and butter in a flameproof dish, add the potatoes and brown all over. This will take about 5 mins.

  • STEP 4

    Season well, add the thyme sprigs and stock, and bring to the boil. Transfer the dish to the oven, uncovered.

  • STEP 5

    Cook for 25-30 mins until the potatoes are tender.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2012

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