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Tates-in-blankets

These tates-in-blankets make the perfect accompaniment to Christmas dinner or on a party platter this festive season.

This recipe was created by Lucy Parker - @lucy_and_lentils.
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SEASON

Winter/Christmas

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COMPLEXITY

Simple

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PREPARATION TIME

15 minutes

cooking time

COOKING TIME

40

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SERVES

Serves 12

Ingredients

For the filling

  • 3 large white potatoes
  • 1 cup of plain flour (cornflour if gluten free)
  • 120g of plain flour (1 cup)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried sage
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the carrot ‘blanket’

  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

Method

1
Roughly chop the potatoes and add to a pot of boiling water with a pinch of salt, simmer for 15 minutes
2
Meanwhile add the flour, herbs and seasoning to a large bowl, whisk together
3
Once the potatoes have softened add to the bowl of flour mix, mash together until a mouldable texture forms, shape into rough sausage shapes for the filling and add to a greased baking tray, add to a preheated oven (200ºC) with a drizzle of olive oil and bake for 20 minutes
4
Prepare the carrots by using a julienne peeler to create the ‘blanket’ strips, you’ll need around 2 strips for each potato tot
5
Mix the Tamari and paprika in a bowl then add the carrot strips to coat, leave to marinade whilst the potatoes are baking
6
Once the potatoes have had 20 minutes, wrap in the carrot 'blanket’ and pop back in the oven for around 10-15 minutes or until crispy
7
Enjoy fresh out of the oven

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