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Patatas Bravas tapas recipePatatas Bravas
Crisped spicy potatoes

The quintessential tapas dish!

Try this tasty tapas recipe with Tapeña Verdejo.

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Serves 6 - 8

6 large potatoes, peeled, and cut into 1” cubes
1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
1/2 cup extra-virgin Olive Oil

1) Heat oven to 400 F

2) Gently toss the potatoes with oil, completely covering each piece

3) Season with salt.

4) Spread potatoes on a oiled baking sheet and roast for 30-40 minutes until crisp on the outside

5) While the potatoes are cooking make the Bravas sauce

6) Put potatoes in a wide shallow bowl for serving, top with Bravas sauce. Serve at room temperature.


Bravas sauce

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
3 tbsp minced onion
1/4 cup red wine
1 - 8 ounce can diced tomatoes
4 drops Tabasco
1 1/2 tbsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/2tsp fresh thyme
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

1) Heat olive oil in non-reactive sauce pan on medium heat

2) Add onion and soften, about 2 minutes

3) Add garlic and stir for 30 seconds

4) Add red wine, simmer and reduce by half, about 3 minutes

5) Add diced tomatoes, Tabasco, red pepper flakes, thyme and sugar

6) Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes

7) Remove from heat, and cool to room temperature

8) Pour over potatoes, garnish with parsley and serve

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