Authentic Spanish Patatas Bravas Recipe

I present to you Authentic Spanish Patatas Bravas Recipe. This is the real deal, full of Spanish flavor and super easy to make. Patatas bravas is one of Spain’s most popular tapas dishes and with one taste, you’ll know why. This is a very simple dish made with potatoes, brava sauce and homemade garlic aioli, but the combination of all this makes sense and an explosion of flavors.

Ingredients
For the sauce
3 tbsp olive oil

1 small onion

, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
227g can chopped tomatoes
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1 tbsp tomato purée
2 tsp sweet paprika

(pimenton)
good pinch chilli powder
pinch sugar

chopped fresh parsley

, to garnish
For the potatoes
900g potatoes

, cut into small cubes
2 tbsp olive oil

Method
Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion for about 5 mins until softened. Add the garlic, chopped tomatoes, tomato purée, sweet paprika, chilli powder, sugar and a pinch of salt, then bring to the boil, stirring occasionally. Lower to a simmer and cook for 10 mins until pulpy. Can be kept chilled for up to 24 hrs.

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Pat the potatoes dry with kitchen paper, then tip into a roasting tin and toss in the olive oil and some seasoning. Roast for 40-50 mins until crisp and golden. Tip the potatoes into serving dishes and spoon over the tomato sauce. Sprinkle with some fresh parsley to serve.

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