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Punched Potatoes

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

Punched Potatoes

 1 kg red potatoes
 Salt & pepper
 Extra virgin olive oil

Paying attention to these potatoes is key. So often, potatoes are just treated as an accidental accompaniment - we need to show some love to get the best from them. This is my top tip!


Heat oven to 180ÂșC


With a sharp paring knife deeply pierce each potato. Place all the potatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle over some olive oil. Toss the potatoes around to cover evenly.


Bake in the oven for 40 minutes before turning the potatoes - then, using a paper towel to protect your hands from the heat, firmly press down on each potato with the palm of your hand to flatten them slightly.


Drizzle over 1 Tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil over each potato and season generously with salt & pepper.


Return to the oven for a further 20 minutes.


Remove from oven and serve.


Serve alongside a delicious steak, some BBQ chicken or a grilled fish. But let's get real - they're potatoes - they go with everything!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4