Lemony stoved potatoes

Lemony stoved potatoes

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 2 hrs, 30 mins


Serves 8
Crispy roasties with a fresh citrus flavour - perfect served on a spread with roast meat, fish or vegetables

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal277
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs48g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre4g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 3kg potato



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  • 5 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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  • zest and juice 1 lemon



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  • 2 tbsp dried mixed herb


  1. Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Tip the potatoes into a large roasting tin with the olive oil, lemon and 100ml water. Put the tin on a shelf under the lamb and cook for 1½ hrs. When the lamb comes out, give the potatoes a stir. Turn up the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7 and cook for a further 45 mins-1 hr. They won’t go as crisp as roasties, so poke them with a knife to check they’re cooked through.

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17th Mar, 2013
Sound great but what type of potatoes should i use?
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8th Apr, 2012
Does the lamb stand for 45 mins until the potatoes are ready? sound a lot to me. When do we add the mixed herbs, at the beginning ? at the end? Thank you in advance :)
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