- 4 large potatoes
- 1/2 onion
- 3 garlic cloves
- 2 cayenne peppers
- 1 tsp of paprika
- 1 cup of crushed natural tomatoes
- 1 tbsp of flour
Patatas bravas, also called patatas a la brava or papas bravas, is a dish native to Spain, often served as a tapa in bars. It typically consists of white potatoes that have been cut into irregular cubes of about two centimetres, then fried in oil and served warm with a sauce such as a spicy tomato sauce.
Patatas bravas is simple and cheap to make, and best of all, you can add any spice or herb to your taste, Spanish recipes are usually modified by each cook. They are excellent party food so if you are thinking of holding a Spanish themed party then why not make these for your guests. If you want to learn more about Spanish food, and how to make it, we recommend that you take a cooking course in Madrid!
Potatoes are a good source of vitamin C, B6 and dietary fiber and hence the popular choice of food among many.
How to make Patatas Bravas
Did you know potatoes are closely related to both tomatoes and tobacco? Also, it is one of the most important of crops grown across the world next to rice, wheat and corn.