Red potatoes are characterized by their red skin. They are generally called new potatoes although there are different varieties of new potatoes which can be confusing.
Red potatoes are high in fibre, vitamin c and potassium. In fact they contain more potassium than a banana does. For anyone worried about ageing then you can be assured that the potato ranks amongst the top fruit and vegetables for antioxidants.
Our red potatoes recipes include roasting them, making a salad with them and soup.
You will need
Pre heat oven to 350F 180C Gas 4
1. Take your washed potatoes (not skinned) and cut them in quarters.
2. Put the potatoes in a large bowl.
3. Sprinkle the olive oil, dried rosemary, garlic and seasoning over them.
4. With a spoon, make sure all the potatoes are coated with the oil, herb and seasoning.
5. Now spread the potatoes onto a baking tray.
6. Pop into a pre heated oven and cook for about 50 minutes, turning the potatoes over half way through cooking time.
2. Chop the bacon into small pieces.
3. Chop the onion into small pieces.
4. Put the cubed potato pieces into boiling water and cook for 10 minutes.
5. Once cooked, drain.
6. Mix the flour with the salt and pepper.
7. Coat the cooked potatoes with the flour mix.
8. Take a frying pan and heat a little olive oil in it.
9. Fry the chopped bacon and onion for a few minutes until golden brown.
10. Remove the bacon and onion from the frying pan and place on a plate.
11. Fry the breadcrumbs in the frying pan for about 2 minutes, stirring all the time.
12. Add the potatoes to the breadcrumbs in the frying pan and fry for about 5 minutes until the potatoes are brown.
13. Stir in the bacon and onion and cook for a further 1 minute.
14. Serve immediately.
I hope you have enjoyed our red potatoes recipes
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