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Roast New Potatoes

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In addition to being delicious and simple to cook, roast new potatoes work well with just about any meal.

Roasted new potatoes, with their salted crispy skin and soft, fluffy centres, are just so scrumptious!

They taste great both hot and cold, so you can serve them with anything from casseroles, stews and roast dinners to salads and cold cuts.

And of course… they’re super easy to make too, hardly any effort!

roast new potatoes with crispy skins

Roast New Potatoes Ingredients

You’ll just need a handful of ingredients to make our delicious roast baby potatoes recipe

  • 1.5kg new potatoes – these are super nice made with Jersey Royals – totally my favourite variety of potatoes to use!
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Pinch cracked black pepper

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Equipment Needed

  • Vegetable scrubbing brush
  • Saucepan with a lid
  • Roasting tin
  • Tablespoon

How To Make Roast New Potatoes

It is super easy to make our new potatoes recipe!

new potatoes in olive oil ready to roast

Step One – Scrub the new potatoes

  • Run some tepid water and scrub the potato skins using a vegetable scrubbing brush, then rinse the skins clean under some running water.
  • Put the new potatoes into a saucepan and cover with cold water. Add a pinch of salt. And bring the pan to the boil on the hob, once it’s boiling, reduce the heat and cook with the lid on for around 5 minutes for small potatoes and 7-8 minutes for larger potatoes.
  • When the potatoes are just tender when you insert a knife – it’s time to drain the water from them and set them aside.

Step Two – Preheat the oven

  • Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas Mark 6

Step Three – Roast the new potatoes in the oven

  • Toss the hot potatoes in the olive oil and season with salt and black pepper.
  • Tip the potatoes into the roasting tin and place in the hot oven for around 30-40 minutes or until the skins are crisping up and the centres soft and tender when you insert a knife.

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What To Serve With Roast New Potatoes

These tasty little roast new potatoes go alongside loads of different meals – try them with any below or your family favourites!

roast new potatoes with crispy skins

Roast New Potatoes Recipe Variations

You can add your own twist to these roasted baby potatoes

  • Garlic roast new potatoes – tuck some whole, unpeeled garlic cloves in amongst the potatoes to roast. Then once they’re roasted, squeeze them from the skins and mix the garlic paste into the roasted potatoes.
  • Lemon roast baby potatoes – grate over some lemon zest before you roast them.
  • Rosemary roast potatoes with skin on – finely chop some picked rosemary leaves and scatter onto the potatoes before you roast.

They also taste great scatter with freshly chopped herbs as they come out of the oven. I usually use a mix of flat leaf parsley, chives and coriander.

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Yield: Serves 4

Roast New Potatoes

roast new potatoes with crispy skins

Super easy roast new potatoes recipe - tasty potato side dish that goes with just about anything!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5kg new potatoes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • pinch sea salt
  • pinch cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Run some tepid water and scrub the potato skins using a vegetable scrubbing brush, then rinse the skins clean under some running water.
  2. Put the new potatoes into a saucepan and cover with cold water. Add a pinch of salt. And bring the pan to the boil on the hob, once it’s boiling, reduce the heat and cook with the lid on for around 5 minutes for small potatoes and 7-8 minutes for larger potatoes.
  3. When the potatoes are just tender when you insert a knife – it’s time to drain the water from them and set them aside.
  4. Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas Mark 6
  5. Toss the hot potatoes in the olive oil and season with salt and black pepper.
  6. Tip the potatoes into the roasting tin and place in the hot oven for around 30-40 minutes or until the skins are crisping up and the centres soft and tender when you insert a knife.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 438Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 71mgCarbohydrates: 79gFiber: 8gSugar: 4gProtein: 9g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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