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Golden Roast Potatoes

Posted by Kim McCosker on

Golden Roast Potatoes

Serves 8 serves


  • kg potatoes King Edward, Desiree, Kipfler
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 16 cloves garlic skin on
  • Finely shredded zest of 1 lemon


  • Wash the potatoes and pop them in a large saucepan.
  • Add ½ teaspoon salt and enough water to just cover.
  • Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat.
  • Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender when tested with a skewer.
  • Drain and return to the saucepan.
  • Place over medium heat for 2 minutes to dry the potatoes.
  • While the potatoes are cooking, preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • Pour the oil into a roasting pan and place in the oven for 2 minutes, or until really hot.
  • Squash the potatoes gently with a potato masher so that the skins burst.
  • Remove the roasting pan from the oven and add the potatoes and garlic cloves. Toss to coat completely in the oil.
  • Roast for 45 minutes, or until crispy, flipping them after 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove the potatoes and garlic from the pan, drain off the excess oil.
  • Pop the garlic from its skin, season with sea salt and cracked pepper, and serve sprinkled with lemon zest.

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