Smash Hit Potatoes

Serves 8 Prep Time 30 minutes   Cook Time 25 minutes   Rated:    
by Tenina Holder


Steaming your taters first will always end with a better roasted result, so whip up a batch of Salsa Verde and get steaming. You may become addicted to this recipe. It is best served with … well, anything! Crispy, crunchy, golden, made so easily. Carb loading has never been so delicious. This recipe first appeared in Keeping it Simple. Still amazing. Still available...go get your copy!

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1  

Prepare potatoes by peeling and cutting into long wedges. Place into Varoma dish.

2  

Add water to Thermomix bowl and set Varoma into position. Cook 30 min/Varoma/speed 3.

3  

Meanwhile, preheat oven to as hot as it will go without the grill function, 220°C plus if possible.

4  

Line a large oven tray with baking paper.

5  

When potatoes are cooked (they should still be a little hard and hold their shape well), spread on baking paper and top with oil, dollops of fat of choice, a few thyme sprigs, garlic and salt. Squeeze lemon wedges over the potatoes and then add the wedges to the tray.

6  

Roast until potatoes just start to change colour. Remove from oven and, using the MC, push down on the potatoes, smashing them without fully mashing!

7  

Stir so they are well coated with all the flavours and roast until totally golden and crunchy.

8  

Serve drizzled with Salsa Verde and extra salt on the side, if desired.

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