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Patatas bravas

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
A classic tapas dish - cubes of potato in a spicy, tomato sauce

  • Prep: 35 mins
    Cook: 50 mins
  • Serves 10-12 with other dishes
  • Easy
  • Serves 10-12 with other dishes
  • Easy


  • 175g piece chorizo, sliced
  • 350g sliced new potatoes
  • ½ tsp cumin seed, 1 seeded
  • sliced fresh red chilli
  • 1 chopped garlic clove
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes


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  1. Slice up the chorizo and dry fry in a large frying pan for a minute. Add the sliced new potatoes and cook for 5 minutes until golden. The add the cumin seeds, 1 seeded and sliced fresh red chilli and chopped garlic clove and cook for 2 minutes. Tip in the can of chopped tomatoes, and simmer for 10-15 minutes until the potatoes are tender.