New potatoes with spring onions & bacon
- Preparation and cooking time
- Prep: -
- Serves 6
- 18-24 Cornish or Jersey new potatoes
- 2-3 bay leaves
- 25g butter
- bunch of spring onions , chopped
- 4 slices smoked streaky bacon
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- STEP 1
Scrub new potatoes well and rinse in cold water. Cook in boiling salted water for 15-20 minutes with bay leaves until tender.
- STEP 2
Meanwhile, preheat the grill to high. Melt butter in a small pan, add a bunch of spring onions, chopped and cook gently for 1-2 minutes to soften.
- STEP 3
Grill the smoked streaky bacon until crisp and golden, drain on kitchen paper, then break into small pieces.
- STEP 4
Drain the potatoes and toss with the spring onions, olive oil, some sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Put the potatoes in a warmed serving dish and top with the bacon pieces. Drizzle with more olive oil if needed.