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Patatas Bravas

80 mins

Garlic Olive Patatas Bravas.  A lighter take on the traditionally fried Spanish tapas dish, these potatoes are roasted with garlic-stuffed olives for a piquant twist. Serve these as an appetizer, or add a fried egg and side salad to turn them into a vegetarian meal.

RATING:
PREP: 20 mins
SERVINGS: 6
COOK: 60 mins
SKILL LEVEL: Easy
Ingredients

For the Potatoes:
2 pounds small red or yellow new potatoes
2 tablespoons high-heat vegetable oil such as sunflower oil
1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
1 jar Pearls Specialty Garlic Stuffed Queen Olives, drained well
For the Bravas Sauce:
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion or shallot
1 clove garlic, pressed or minced
15-ounce can diced tomatoes
3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
Pinch red pepper flakes
For serving:
1/4 cup good-quality mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Handful parsley leaves, torn or chopped
Red pepper flakes

Cooking Instructions

Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 400ºF.
Cut the potatoes into halves or quarters and place on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with the oil and salt and toss to coat. Arrange in a single layer, and bake until golden and tender, 30-40 minutes, tossing once or twice to brown them evenly. About 10 minutes before they’re done, add the olives and continue baking.
Meanwhile, make the sauce. Heat the olive oil in a skillet set over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring for 1 minute, until it begins to soften. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, smoked paprika, and pepper flakes. Cook at a low simmer until thick and reduced, about 15 minutes.
In a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise and lemon juice until combined. Refrigerate until needed.
To serve, arrange the olives and roasted potatoes on a platter, dollop the tomato sauce and mayonnaise over the top. Repeat with as many layers as you wish. Garnish with the parsley and pepper flakes and serve right away.

PEARLS PRODUCTS IN THIS RECIPE

Specialties
Garlic Stuffed

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