Patates Bastisi

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Recipe By:

Chef Jose Luis Ugalde, Café Gibraltar


  • 2 1/2 lb. mixed potatoes, cooked and sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. Chile-Cumin Pesto
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup Tomato Chutney
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion confit
  • 1/2 cup roasted almonds, whole or chopped
  • 1 cup cured black olives
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 basket cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. toasted cumin seeds
  • Extra virgin olive oil


  • 1 cup ground Spanish paprika
  • 1 cup ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. chopped garlic
  • Combine dry ingredients, mix well. Add olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.


  • 2 Tbsp. canolive oil
  • 1 cup yellow onions, diced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 cups tomatoes, seeded, peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 6 dried New Mexican chiles, seeds and veins removed, soaked in hot water
  • 1 cup chopped prunes
  • 1 cup basil, chiffonade
  • 1 tsp. mustard seed, pan toasted


In a mixing bowl, combine potatoes, chile-cumin pesto, tomato sauce, tomato chutney, vinegar and onion confit. Toss gently, transfer to a baking dish. Bake at 375°F for 25 minutes and broil for 5 more minutes. Garnish with almonds, olives, green onions, oregano, cherry tomatoes, cumin seeds and a drizzle of olive oil.


Combine dry ingredients, mix well. Add olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.


Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes. Lower heat and cook for about 10 minutes longer. Add tomatoes and garlic; cook about 10 minutes over medium heat. Remove from heat, place in a colander and drain about 5 minutes, reserving the liquid. Transfer vegetables to a bowl. In a saucepan, combine liquid with vinegar, dried chiles and prunes. Simmer about 10 minutes, remove from heat and cool. Purée, add to vegetables. Add basil and toasted mustard seeds and toss lightly.

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