Garlic roast potatoes and asparagus

Garlic roast potatoes and asparagus


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About this recipe: This garlicky potato and asparagus dish is easy and delicious served either hot or cold. Rosemary and thyme add even more flavour. Try adding chopped red pepper!


Serves: 6 

  • 700g red potatoes (such as Rooster), cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 4 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 4 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoons sea salt, or to taste
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
  2. In a large baking dish, toss the potatoes with 1/2 the olive oil, garlic, rosemary, thyme and 1/2 the salt. Cover with foil.
  3. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Mix in the asparagus, remaining olive oil and remaining salt. Cover and continue cooking 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender. Increase oven temperature to 230 C / Gas 8. Remove foil, and continue cooking 5 to 10 minutes, until potatoes are lightly browned. Season with pepper to serve.

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Very tasty. Thanks. - 12 Jun 2016

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