Herby slashed roasties

Herby slashed roasties

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Prep: 10 mins Ready in 1 hour 50 minutes


Serves 8

A much-less-fiddly version of classic Hasselback potatoes which are healthy yet totally tasty too

Nutrition and extra info

  • at end of step 2
  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal266
  • fat7g
  • saturates22g
  • carbs49g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre4g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.11g


  • 2¼kg floury potatoes, such as Maris Piper, unpeeled



    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 10 small bay leaves
  • handful thyme sprigs


    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 2 tbsp butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • light olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil and heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Cut the potatoes into halves or quarters depending on their size. Tip into the pan, allow the heat to come back up, then boil for 6-10 mins until just starting to soften around the edges. Drain in a colander and return to the pan. With the lid on, shake the potatoes until the edges fluff up.

  2. Leave the potatoes until cool enough to handle. Slash half the chunks once with a small knife and stuff alternately with bay or thyme.

  3. Heat the butter and oil in a large roasting pan either in the oven or on the hob until the butter turns golden. Carefully tip in the potatoes and gently turn in the fat (tongs are best for this). Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper to taste and roast for 1-1¼ hrs until crisp and golden, turning halfway through.

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12th Dec, 2009
i didn`t change any recipe, it was great and wonderful the ship. everybody love it.
12th Dec, 2009
i didn`t change any recipe, it was great and wonderful the ship. everybody love it.
4th Dec, 2008
i loved these they are very nice
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