Salt-baked potatoes with harissa butter

Salt-baked potatoes with harissa butter

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  • 6
  • Easy
  • Meat-free
  • 10 minutes
  • 1 1⁄2 hours
  • Woolworths Diemersdal Rosé 2019


  • 2 kg potatoes, washed and dried
  • 2 free-range egg whites
  • 500 g salt
  • 125 g butter
  • 3 T harissa paste

Cooking Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Beat the egg whites until frothy. Place the potatoes onto a baking tray and brush with the frothy egg whites.
2. Cover the potatoes with a thick layer of salt and bake for 11⁄2 hours.
3. Place the butter and harissa paste in a small pan. Stir until melted and combined. Remove from the heat and set aside.
4. Remove the potatoes from the oven and remove the salt crust. Serve with the butter.

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Jacqueline Burgess Recipe by: Jacqueline Burgess
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Food stylist Jacqueline Burgess has been working with TASTE for the past six years. She loves coming up with wholesome recipes – whether low and slow or fast 'n fresh.

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