Mediterranean potatoes recipe

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serves: 4 - 6
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 05 min
Cooking: 55 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 183 kCal 9%
Fat 9.5g 14%
  -  Saturates 1.5g 8%
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  • Crispy new potatoes and juicy cherry tomatoes baked with olive oil, garlic, and anchovies, this Mediterranean potatoes recipe is a true taste of the Med. 

    These Mediterranean roast potatoes are the perfect choice for a summer Sunday lunch. Try serving it up with roast chicken or baked fish for a delicious family feast. Make it into a complete meal by topping the Mediterranean potatoes with sliced halloumi 25 minutes into the cooking time. Serve with a fresh green salad. To make this dish vegetarian, simply switch the anchovies for an equal amount of capers.


    • 750g new potatoes
    • 4tbsp light olive oil
    • 1 bulb garlic, separated into cloves
    • 50g anchovy fillets (tinned), drained and sliced
    • 200-300g cherry tomatoes on the vine
    • 3-4tbsp sliced olives (black and green)
    • Black pepper, to season


    • Begin by preheating the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.

    • Place the potatoes in a roasting tin and coat with 2tbsp olive oil. Roast them in the centre of the oven for 20 mins.

    • Remove from the oven and add the rest of the ingredients, drizzling over the remaining olive oil and grinding over some black pepper. Return to the oven for 20-25 mins, or until the potatoes are tender and the skins on the tomatoes are just starting to split. Serve immediately.

    Top tips for making Mediterranean potatoes

    The way to tell whether a potato is new – rather than just small – is to rub the skin. It should come off easily.

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