Patatas Bravas


Tapas or side dish. This saucy Spanish inspired number will be a table pleaser.

Patatas Bravas


  • 1.2kg desiree potatoes, peeled, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • Tabasco sauce
  • 20g butter
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion for 5 mins, until soft.
  2. Add garlic and cook for 30 secs, until fragrant.
  3. Add tomato, 1 cup of water and Tabasco. Bring to the boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10 mins, until thickened. Season, to taste.
  5. Meanwhile, steam or microwave potato for 4-5 mins, until part cooked. Heat remaining oil and butter in a separate large frying pan over medium heat.
  6. Cook potato for 5 mins, stirring, until golden and crisp all over.
  7. Transfer tomato sauce to a serving dish. Top with potato and parsley.

      Ingredients for Patatas Bravas

      Potatoes Desiree (min 1kg bag)

      Product of SA (Aust)

      $3.99 ea

      Parsley Curly (bunch)

      Product of Australia

      $2.99 ea

      Garlic (head)

      $0.77 ea

      Onions Brown (each)

      Product of SA (Aust)

      $0.15 ea

      Onions Spanish (each)

      Product of SA (Aust)

      $0.68 ea