Cachelos – Galician-style boiled potatoes

Cachelos – Galician-style boiled potatoes

Course: Side dish
Cuisine: Galician
Keyword: potatoes
Calories: 165.05kcal

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings 3 serves


  • 3 potato (1 per person)
  • water
  • salt
  • 1 leaf bay
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Step by step instructions

  • Wash the potatoes very well removing completely all the soil residues.
  • Without peeling, cut them in two halves, place them in a pot with a bay leaf, salt and cover with water.
  • Boil until about 5 minutes are left to finish.
  • Drain the water leaving 1 or 2 millimeters at the bottom.
  • Put the pan back on the heat (off- only the waste heat) until they are completely dry.
  • They can also be finished in the oven.


Calories: 165.05kcal | Carbohydrates: 37.46g | Protein: 4.33g | Fat: 0.22g | Saturated Fat: 0.06g | Sodium: 788.02mg | Potassium: 898.65mg | Fiber: 4.77g | Sugar: 1.66g | Vitamin A: 24.88IU | Vitamin C: 42.12mg | Calcium: 28.82mg | Iron: 1.81mg

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