Potatas Bravas

Spanish recipe normally served as a side.


  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 Can of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Pinch of Chilli Powder
  • 900 g Potatoes


  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion for about 5 mins until softened. Add the garlic, chopped tomatoes, tomato purée, sweet paprika, chilli powder, sugar and a pinch of salt, then bring to the boil, stirring occasionally. Lower to a simmer and cook for 10 mins until pulpy. Can be kept chilled for up to 24 hrs.
  • Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Pat the potatoes dry with kitchen paper, then tip into a roasting tin and toss in the olive oil and some seasoning. Roast for 40-50 mins until crisp and golden. Tip the potatoes into serving dishes and spoon over the tomato sauce. Sprinkle with some fresh parsley to serve.
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