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Sunday, 8 September 2013

Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food


Patatas Bravas

This is the second in my series of Spanish Tapas, roasted potato cubes in a beautiful spicy tomato sauce.
I have to say that I am enjoying this series so much because I get to eat this wonderful food that I love so much, I hope that you are too.


You will need;

1.5 Kg – Potatoes (peeled and cubed)
Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food1 – Onion (chopped)
2 cloves – Garlic (crushed or finely chopped)
1 teaspoon – Hot Chilli Powder (more if you like it hot)
1 teaspoon Paprika
6 – Ripe Tomatoes (chopped)
100 Ml – Water
75 Ml – Olive Oil
15 Ml – White Wine Vinegar
Salt and Ground Black Pepper to Taste  

Part boil the potatoes for about 10 minutes

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food

Pre heat the oven to 200c, put the olive oil in a baking tray and place in the oven to heat for 5 minutes.

Take the tray out of the oven and carefully put the potatoes in the tray, turn them with a spoon so that they are coated with the oil, sprinkle with a little salt and put in the oven for about 20 – 30 minutes until golden.

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food


While the potatoes are roasting you can make the sauce.
Heat a little olive oil in a wok or large frying pan and fry the onion and garlic for 2 or 3 minutes until softened.

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food

Stir in the chilli powder and paprika then add the tomatoes, water and white wine vinegar, bring to the boil and cook for about 20 minutes on a medium heat until it reduces and you get a rich sauce.

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food







Allow to cool a little then blend in a blender until smooth, then add salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food

If your potatoes are done before you have finished the sauce just keep them warm until you are ready for them.

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food


Put the potatoes in a dish, pour over the sauce and serve.

Patatas Bravas ~ Simple Food