Crushed roasted new potatoes

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 50 minutes
  • Total time: 1 hour 60 minutes

Serves: 8


60g butter
4 tbsp olive oil
1.5kg new potatoes, halved if large
4 sprigs rosemary, leaves torn from the stem
200g pitted green olives, roughly chopped


1. Preheat the oven to 200ÂșC, gas mark 6. Heat the butter and half the oil in a large roasting tin and add the new potatoes when hot. Cook in the middle of the oven for 30 minutes until golden. Remove and crush roughly with a fork.

2. Add the rosemary leaves, olives and remaining oil and cook for a further 20 minutes. Just before serving, taste and season if needed