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  • Serves: 6 people
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 60 minutes
    • Irish
    • Dairy Free
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegetarian

    Roast Lemon & Herb Potatoes

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    1 kg Maris Piper/Irish Rooster Potatoes, peeled and chopped into chunks

    3 Garlic Cloves

    1 large Lemon

    100ml Olive Oil

    2 tsp Dried Mixed Herbs

    Sea Salt and Black Pepper

    Sprigs Fresh Rosemary

    Large Roasting Dish


    Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/Gas Mark 6.

    Put the potatoes and into a large pan along with the unpeeled garlic, cover with cold water, season with some salt and bring to the boil.

    Cover and cook for 5 minutes, then drain, discard the garlic and dry them over a low light, shaking to rough up the sides of the potatoes.

    Transfer to a large roasting dish.

    Grate the rind from the lemon then juice.

    Combine the olive oil, lemon juice and the dried herbs in a jug, then season with some black pepper.

    Pour over the potatoes, adding some sprigs of rosemary.

    Roast in the oven for 50 minutes, turning the potatoes a few times during cooking.

    Serve immediately, sprinkled with the lemon rind and some sea salt.