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