Herb -roasted Jersey Royals With Cucumber And Paprika Dip

Ingredients

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Serves: 4

 

1kg (2lb 4oz) Jersey Royals, scrubbed

2 tbsp olive oil

1tbsp chopped fresh rosemary

1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

DIP:

100g (4oz) low fat Greek-style yogurt

300g tub light soft cheese with garlic and herbs

¼ cucumber, finely chopped

½ tsp paprika, plus extra for sprinkling

Jersey Royal Recipes

Herb-roasted Jersey Royals with Cucumber and Paprika Dip

Method

Cook the Jersey Royals in lightly salted boiling water until almost tender - about 10-15 minutes. Drain well.

 
Preheat the oven to 200˚C, fan oven 180˚C, Gas Mark 6
 
Tip the Jersey Royals into a roasting pan and add the olive oil, rosemary and thyme. Season with a little salt and black pepper, then toss to coat. Roast for 25-30 minutes, until browned.
 
Meanwhile, make the dip by mixing together the yogurt, soft cheese, cucumber and paprika. Serve with the Jersey Royals, sprinkled with a little extra paprika.
 
 
Tip: These potatoes make a great seasonal nibble to serve with drinks.