Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder
Episode: The Olive Show
Olive Potatoes
Total:
45 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
45 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup/ 125 ml olive oil
  • 2 pounds/1 kg red waxy potatoes
  • 4 medium onions, sliced
  • 8 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 
  • 2 to 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1/2 cup/50 g black olives, pitted
  • 1/2 cup/50 g green olives, pitted
  • 1/2 cup/60 g pine nuts
  • A handful of shredded fresh basil

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a large saute pan until quite hot. Add the potatoes, onions and garlic; stirring to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and add the thyme sprigs. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft and the potatoes tender and golden, about 30 minutes. 

Then toss in the olives and pine nuts, stirring to warm them. Check the seasonings, toss in the basil and serve.

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