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Smashed potatoes on a sheet pan, topped with garlic butter and parsley.
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Smashed Potatoes

These smashed potatoes are baby potatoes that are boiled until tender, then smashed flat, topped with garlic and herb butter, and roasted until crispy and browned. A unique and unexpected potato preparation that always gets rave reviews!
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword smashed potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 215kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 1 pound baby potatoes such as red potatoes or Yukon Gold
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese finely grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the potatoes and cook for 18-22 minutes or until tender.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray. Drain the potatoes and place them in a single layer on the pan.
  • Use the bottom of a glass or a potato masher to carefully flatten each potato.
  • Place the butter, garlic, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Stir to combine.
  • Drizzle the butter mixture over each potato. Sprinkle parmesan cheese over the potatoes.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are golden brown and crispy. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 477mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 399IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg