Thank you Cara! “Rustic”, I declare loftily. We use them in many ways. Hi Dixie! I hope you enjoy this recipe for Crispy Garlic Smashed Baby Potatoes! . On your smashed potatoes, you must have forgot to mention, that the potatoes will not turn the “golden brown” without placing them under a broiler for awhile. I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. Discard herbs and proceed with recipe. Remove potatoes from water and let cool slightly on baking sheet wrapped in aluminum foil. Garnish with parsley if you like. Because butter = flavour, oil ensures more even and better browning and crispiness. Serve smashed potatoes sprinkled with salt or your favorite toppings as an appetizer or side dish for any meal. I’m told he’s internally fretting about me. these look so creamy on the inside and golden and so garlicky!! Thanks! thank you! Forget squashing them neat and flat – the more nubbly the surface, the better the crunch!!! Die zertrümmerten Kartoffeln sind eine Mischung aus Ofenkartoffeln, Wedges und Stampfkartoffeln. Thank you so much! I share easy recipes using fresh, seasonal ingredients that are big on flavour and (mostly) healthy. My little girl really wants to try these . Every time I find a recipe online that’s looks and sounds great, it’s one yours! Use a sturdy metal spatula or the bottom of a can of beans or tomatoes, or … This Smashed Potatoes Recipe is a fun little side dish. I need these in my life! Doing these for Chrissy day, can I use duck fat instead of oil and butter? Crispy smashed baby potatoes with a delicious garlic parmesan topping. Thank you so much for this recipe! Flavourings: If you add garlic or dried herbs into the butter, it has a tendency to burn so you end up with black bits and they can be bitter. They will be easier to smash and hold together better than a larger potato. Add 2 bay leaves, 2 garlic cloves and a big pinch of salt; bring to a boil. Place on the tray then use a large fork or potato masher to squish them, keeping them in one piece. I’ve been seeing this smashed potato recipes all over the place, this might be the one I try cause I LOVE garlic, what a great recipe. Smashed potatoes are one of easiest finger foods to make that everyone loves! These taste almost identical to the lovely potatoes they make. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases if you purchase through these links at no additional cost to you. N x. Those photos look SO amazing Marie, I just feel like licking the monitor haha! Boil the potatoes in lots of salted water until almost cooked all the way through. ), Your email address will not be published. In all honesty, these are so tasty as they are, they don’t need anything more! Hi Diana, you sure can – just bring them out of the fridge an hour before putting into the oven so they aren’t going in cold N x, Love all your recipes, I know if it has your name on it it’s always good. We had them as a main on their own so I added a bit of grated cheese after cooking and then melted that. 2. Fill the pot with water until the potatoes are submerged and covered by 1 inch of additional water. Colourful baby potatoes, garlic, olive oil, dried rosemary, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper are all the essential ingredients! Toss the potatoes with garlic, rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, and oil. I love them with a burger and salad! Drizzle with butter, then just a bit of olive oil (about 1/4 tsp on each). Be warned you will need more they are so good! Hi Jim, they definitely do turn golden without the use of a broiler! Make 4 or 5 shallow cuts down the sides of each potato, about every inch or so, to ensure the skin splits evenly … Wash the potatoes and cut them in half. If you do, please leave me a rating and comment down below or tag me on any of my social media. but really, it’s also just fun to smash them flat. And if I had a larger oven, or multiple ovens, I would make loads of these and serve them as a snack at gatherings. Using a flat object, flatten the potatoes into 1/2" thickness and brush liberally with oil, lifting the potatoes to ensure oil reaches both sides and all crevices. Space the potatoes on the baking sheet so they are not touching. That is really nice of you to say! (In my personal, potato-opinion). 1 lb Baby Potatoes 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil Sea Salt Ground Black Pepper ¼ tsp Rosemary ¼ tsp Oregano ¼ tsp thyme *Please use whatever herbs or spices you enjoy! Larger potatoes don’t smash well. Subscribe to the Yay! Preheat oven to 375 F or 190 C. 2. Garnish with parsley if you like. Don’t think I’ll be allowed to make potatoes another way! Plate and enjoy! I’m glad you love this recipe. I love baby potatoes; they are so cute. Potato wedges, French fries, twice baked potatoes. Thanks for this. I like them both ways! Instructions: 1. These Crispy Smashed Baby Potatoes are one of my favorite ways to prepare potatoes. Hi LaVerna! Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork), Let the potatoes steam dry a bit after smashing them. – Nagi x. Crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. also the potatoes are cooking the whole time in boiling water and uncovered? Bring a pot of water to the boil. Smashed Potatoes are crispy roasted potatoes with a soft inside where baby potatoes are cooked, smashed, oiled, and baked to crispy perfection. Tonight I’m having roast pork with your crispy potatoes and for dessert your cinnamon and sultana rice pudding. For Food Newsletter. Another amazing recipe Nagi and this is the way I will get my baked potatoes fix from now on x. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. 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