Potatoes roasted with lemon or tomato

Ingredients

  • 2 kilograms of potatoes cut into wedges
  • 5 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice or 500 grams of tomatoes peeled and pureed
  • A pinch of dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 65 grams of butter

Method

Put the wedges into a bowl. For lemon roasted potatoes add the lemon juice, oregano, and garlic, season with salt and pepper, coat well, then let stand for 1 hour.

Meanwhile preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade. Transfer the potato mixture to an oven proof dish, drizzle with the oil, and dot with butter. Cover with aluminium foil and roast for 1 hour.

Remove the aluminium foil and continue roasting, basting occasionally with pan juices for 30 minutes more until the potatoes are tender and lightly browned. If necessary, add some water during cooking.

For tomato roasted potatoes, mix the potatoes the pureed tomatoes, oregano, and garlic and season salt and pepper. Transfer the potato mixture to oven proof dish, drizzle with the oil, and dot with butter. Cover the dish with aluminium foil and roast for 1 hour. Remove the aluminium foil and continue roasting for 40 minutes more until the potatoes are tender and the sauce has reduced.

Comments

Easy and should be a regular

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