Basque Potatoes

Recipe by SusieQusie
READY IN: 35mins




  • Place the potatoes in a large saucepan, just cover with water and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat, cover and cook for 12-15 minutes until just tender.
  • Drain well then mash with a potato masher or fork until smooth.
  • Add the milk, season with salt and pepper and beat well. Cover and keep warm.
  • Heat the oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion, pepper and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in the tomatoes, olives, orange peel, basil and wine, blend well and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions and bell pepper are just tender.
  • Remove the orange peel and adjust the seasoning.
  • To serve - place the potatoes in a shallow serving bowl, spoon vegetables and juices over the top and garnish with parsley. Serve hot.