Crisp Roast Potatoes

  • 19/10/2015
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 55 min

Nothing compares to potatoes roasted to crispy perfection in a hot oven; a golden tradition at its finest.

Ingredients

  • about 1 kilo potatoes
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil
  • 20 g sliced pancetta
  • 1 tbsp Vegeta No MSG
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Cut the potatoes into wedges and pat-dry.
  2. 2.
    Line a large baking sheet with paper, arrange the potato wedges and sprinkle with oil. Arrange the pancetta or bacon slices on top and roast in the hot oven at 465 degrees/220 °C/gas mark 7 for about 45 minutes until golden and crispy.
  3. 3.
    Sprinkle with Vegeta No MSG and toss.
  4. 4.
    Sprinkle some chopped chives on top and serve the potatoes as your main dish or with meat.

Advice

You can also use raw potato chips for this dish. You can reduce the roasting time by first boiling the potatoes. They will absorb less fat during roasting.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 299 / 1.250 - -
Fat g 16,36 - -
- saturated fatty acids g 2,52 - -
- monounsaturated fatty acids g 3,85 - -
- polyunsaturated fatty acids g 9,35 - -
Carbohydrates g 31,98 - -
Dietary fibre g 6,27 - -
Protein g 8,29 - -
Salt g 0,30 0 0
Vitamin D μg 0,60 0 0
Niacin mg 4,82 34 24
Pantothenic acid mg 0,76 11 11
Potassium mg 1.073,65 29 29
Calcium mg 78,66 8 8

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)