Festive Roast Potatoes and Red Onions with Coriander Dressing and Pomegranate

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Author Serves
15 minutes 30 minutes 45 minutes 6-8

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Christmas is a special time, so don’t compromise on flavour with our gorgeous Golden Gourmets! These ‘taties are grown by our family-owned, fifth-generation farm in the South Island. Enjoy as a side dish, or the main event – it’s your choice! Merry Christmas from our family, to yours.

Founder Robin Oakley has been passionate about growing vegetables since he was a young boy. He grew up in rural Canterbury inspired by growers such as his father and grandfather. He founded the company in 1985 with the vision of providing the freshest products to his customers. His commitment to quality from crop to supermarket has been his mission.

In 2021, Oakley’s vegetables are enjoyed across New Zealand by kiwi families. Oakley’s are located in Southbridge with a diverse team committed to providing New Zealand their favourite vegetables. Oakley’s works alongside the community and encourages an active lifestyle whilst giving back to the locals. 



1.5kg box Oakley’s Duets, halved 

2 red onions, cut into wedges 

2 T olive oil 

1 tsp cumin seeds 



Coriander Dressing 

½ cup quality mayonnaise 

½ cup fresh coriander, chopped 

1 clove garlic 

1 lemon, zested 

2 T lemon juice 

½ tsp salt 


60g or half a bag of rocket 

100g pomegranate jewels 

¼ cup fresh coriander leaves


Pre heat the oven to 200°C fan bake. 


Toss the halved duets and red onion wedges in olive oil, cumin seeds and salt. Tip onto a large tray lined with baking paper, and roast until golden and tender for about 30 minutes. Cool to room temperature.  


Coriander Dressing 

Place all ingredients in a small blender, and blend until smooth. 


To Serve 

Arrange half the rocket on a large platter, scatter over half the potatoes, spoon over half the dressing, and half the pomegranate jewels. Repeat with the remaining potatoes, rocket, dressing pomegranate, and top with coriander leaves.     



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