Crispy smashed potatoes are simply the best way to eat your potatoes when you’re looking for a simple ad delicious potatoes dish. These crispy smashed potatoes are easy, delicious, and take little or no effort to make. It serves as easy snacks, as a side dish, dip it in your favorite sauce and chow down, that’s our kids favorite was to eat it. You can’t go wrong with this recipe, it is as simple as A-B-C.
I have some potatoes recipes posted on the blog and I’ll link some below, feel free to search the blog and check them out. They’re all delicious recipes you’d want to try out.
You might want to try these;
- 1.5 Pounds small potatoes (red or yellow or golden)
- 4 Tablespoons Olive oil (or your choice)
- 1 Teaspoon Dried rosemary
- 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic and onion Powders (each)
- 1 Tablespoon Dried parsley (or fresh)
- Salt and pepper to taste
Soak the potatoes in for a few minutes, scrub very well and rinse under running water. Place the clean potato in a colander and removed sprout areas if there is any.
Place the potatoes in a large pot filled with water make sure the potatoes are submerged. Season with salt, cover, and ring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until you can easily pierce the with a fork, it takes about 20 minutes it might take about 5 minutes longer if you're using medium size potatoes.
While the potatoes are cooking preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a baking sheet with oil and set aside. When the potatoes are done, drain, and allow them to cool down in a colander.
Transfer the cooked potatoes to the greased baking sheet. Use a fork, or a potato masher to gently smash the potatoes, the thinner the crispier.
Mix the parsley, rosemary, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
Drill oil over the potatoes and season with the garlic mixture making sure the potatoes are spread out on the baking sheet.
Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown or to the texture you desire. About 20-25 minutes depending on the the size of the potatoes.
Voila, your crispy smashed potato is ready!
Serve and enjoy with your favorite side dish.
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