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Cheesy Potatoes

Cheesy Potatoes, also known as Papa Chorreada. The best side dish ever known to man.
Weight Watchers: 7pp per serve: (1 large potato or 2 halves plus toppings)
Calories: 307kcal
Author: Karina - Cafe Delites


  • 6 large potatoes , unpeeled, washed and scrubbed, and halved
  • 1 bunch (8 - 10 stems) shallots/scallions or green onions, cleaned, washed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 large ripe tomatoes , diced (or 8 medium)
  • 1 250 g | 9oz packet grated light mozzarella cheese (or cheddar is fine too)
  • salt to season (if needed)


  • Place the potatoes in a large pot and fill with water until they're just covered. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer until they are soft and cooked through
  • In a separate saucepan/pot, pan fry the shallots in the oil until they are soft. Add the tomatoes, cover pot and allow them to simmer for about 10 minutes, or until a sauce has formed. Stir through the cheese, taste test and season with salt and/or to suit your taste.
  • To serve, place potatoes in a large and deep serving dish, and pour the cheesy tomato sauce over the top.


You could also add a little chilli for a spicy dish


Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 5g