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Patatas Bravas

March 6th, 2009 · No Comments

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Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Skill level: easy
Serves: 4 as a side dish

Ingredients

  • 8 medium potatoes
  • 1 onion – chopped
  • tin of chopped tomatoes – 450g
  • 2 red chillies – finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic – crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • tomato purée – 1 tbsp
  • sugar – 1/2 tbsp
  • soy sauce – 1 tbsp
  • white wine – glass
  • s & p

Cut the potatoes into 3/4 inch chunks, put into an oiled baking tray, drizzle with oil, mix about a bit and place in a hot oven (200c).

Season well and roast until soft and golden (30 – 45 minutes)

Potatas Bravas

Meanwhile make the sauce by sweating the onion in olive oil with the bay leaf until soft. Add the chillies, garlic, tomato purée, sugar and soy sauce and sweat for a further 5 minutes on a low heat.

Add the chopped tinned tomatoes and white wine, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

Season to taste – this sauce should be slightly sweet.

Pour the sauce over the cooked potatoes and serve.

Verdict: We’ve all eaten it and we all love it.

Drink: Rounded off the evening with an ill-advised Vodka and orange.

Entertainment: Will those sisters ever stop yapping?

Tags: Side Dish · Tapas · Vegetarian

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