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Mustard Roast Potato Recipe: A Simple Delight

Explore our Mustard Roast Potato recipe for a crispy, flavourful twist on a classic side dish. Perfect for adding zest to any meal.


Contents:



Roast potatoes with mustard

Introduction


Imagine biting into a roast potato that's perfectly crispy on the outside and delightfully fluffy on the inside. Now, add a twist of tangy Colman's mustard to this picture, and you've got a dish that's comforting and a celebration of bold, zesty flavours. That's what our Mustard Roast Potato recipe is all about.


Raw potatoes with mustard jars

The Role of Mustard in Culinary Arts


Mustard, often relegated to the role of a mere condiment, is actually a versatile ingredient that can elevate a dish from ordinary to extraordinary. This recipe brings a depth of flavour that perfectly complements the earthy taste of potatoes, creating a unique and exciting taste profile.


Boiling potatoes

Selecting the Perfect Potatoes


The secret to achieving the perfect roast potato starts with the right potato. You need a starchy variety to fluff up inside while maintaining a crispy exterior. Maris Piper or King Edward potatoes are excellent choices for this recipe.


Thick cut potatoes

Mustard potatoes ingredients

Mastering the Art of Potato Roasting


Roasting potatoes is an art that turns the ordinary potato into a culinary masterpiece, great to serve on its own or as an accompaniment. The high roasting temperature is key to achieving that coveted crispy, golden exterior while keeping the inside soft and fluffy.


Coleman's mustard

Recipe: Mustard Roast Potato


Ingredients

  • 1.5 kg of potatoes, cut into halves or quarters for larger ones

  • 30 ml of sunflower oil

  • 50 grams of Flora butter

  • 3 garlic cloves, gently crushed

  • 30 ml of Colman's English mustard

  • A pinch of sea salt flakes

Method

  1. Preparation: Heat your oven to 220°C (200°C for fan ovens, Gas Mark 6). Boil a pot of salted water, add the potatoes, and let them simmer for 8-10 minutes. Drain and let them dry in the colander, giving them a shake to roughen the edges.

  2. Roasting: Pour sunflower oil over a large baking tray and heat it in the oven for 10 minutes. Then, carefully place the potatoes on the tray, adding the butter and garlic. Put in around two tablespoons of Colman's English mustard evenly and toss to coat the potatoes. Roast for 45 minutes, turning them halfway for even crispiness. Finish with a sprinkle of sea salt flakes.

Conclusion


Our Mustard Roast Potato recipe is more than a side dish; it's a symphony of flavours and textures. The mustard imparts a delightful zing, transforming the familiar roast potato into an extraordinary experience. Pair it with your favourite main dish, and it's sure to be a hit.


Mustard roast potatoes served

FAQs


Which mustard should I use?

You can use powdered mustard however we feel Colman's English mustard powder is ideal for its vibrant flavour.


Can I substitute the oil?

Absolutely. Any high smoke point oil like canola or vegetable oil will work.


How do I get crispy potatoes?

Ensure your oven is preheated and avoid overcrowding the potatoes. Turning them halfway through is also crucial.

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