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Deep-fried tortillas with red pepper sauce

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 4
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. For the deep-fried tortillas, place the vegetable oil into a deep, heavy-bottomed saucepan and heat until a small cube of bread sizzles and turns golden when dropped into it. (CAUTION: hot oil can be dangerous. Do not leave unattended.)

  2. Carefully place the tortilla triangles into the hot oil and deep fry until golden.

  3. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

  4. Pile into a large serving bowl.

  5. For the red pepper sauce, place the red peppers and the olive oil in a small blender and blend until smooth. Stir in the Greek-style yoghurt.

  6. Pour the sauce into a small bowl and serve with the tortillas.


For the deep-fried tortillas

  • 300ml/10½fl oz vegetable oil, for deep frying
  • 2 ready-made flour tortillas, cut into triangles

For the red pepper sauce

  • 3-4 roasted red peppers, from a jar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp Greek-style yoghurt

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