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Oven roasted potatoes

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The potato is a tuber belonging to the Solanaceae family. It is believed that there are more than 5 thousand varieties and they are native to the Andes. A potato is made up of 80% water. In addition, it has a high starch content, minerals such as potassium and vitamins from groups A, B and C. We Cubans consume a lot of potatoes, when we can, and we have a wide variety of recipes that include them. On this occasion we present a healthy and economical way to prepare them, they will be an ideal garnish for meats, fish, even with a good fried egg.
  • 5 medium potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Wash the potatoes and if you wish, peel them, although they can also be consumed with their peel, especially thin-skinned varieties. Cut them into slices of approximately 2 cm.

Potatoes and onion / CiberCuba Cocina

Place them on the baking tray previously greased with olive oil or on baking paper. In the second case, spread the potatoes with a little oil on top. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and oregano to your taste. Add the onion cut into rounds and place in the oven.

Potatoes to roast in the oven / CiberCuba Cocina

They should be cooked for approximately 25 minutes, at a temperature of 200ºC. The time may vary depending on the thickness to which the potato is cut and the characteristics of each oven. When they turn golden brown, prick them with a fork and check that they are ready.

Oven roasted potatoes / CiberCuba Cocina

Serve them hot, you can add an extra splash of olive oil when presenting this garnish. I hope you enjoy it.

Oven roasted potatoes / CiberCuba Cocina

Enjoy your meal!!