Herb Salted Smashed Potatoes (Perfectly Crispy)

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Herb Salted Smashed Potatoes! These smashed potatoes are golden brown and crispy on the outside, and creamy and fluffy on the inside. And, right out of the oven, they’re sprinkled with a flavorful herb salt that puts their flavor over the top. They are so good, you don’t even need ketchup!

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The Types Of Potatoes To Use In This Recipe:

Blushing Belle Fresh Creamer Potato Facts:

  • They are extremely versatile, and adapt well to a variety of cooking methods (i.e. can be boiled, roasted, grilled or mashed).
  • Fat, gluten and cholesterol free.
  • A good source of potassium.
  • They have a soft, light texture with mild, delicate flavor.
  • A serving is just 90 calories.
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Herb Salt For These Smashed Potatoes:

  • This herb salt makes this dish what it is! It’s salty. It’s herby. And it delivers on flavor. Here’s the recipe for my DIY Garden Herb Salt.
  • These Herb Salted Smashed Potatoes are great as is, or you can add parmesan cheese to top them off. Also, you can serve them with a side of ketchup as well.
  • If there are leftovers, you can use them as a breakfast hash the next morning.

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Herb Salted Smashed Potatoes


  • Author: Naomi
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Herb Salted Smashed Potatoes! These smashed potatoes are golden brown and crispy on the outside, and creamy and fluffy on the inside. And, right out of the oven, they’re sprinkled with a flavorful herb salt that puts their flavor over the top. They are so good, you don’t even need ketchup!


Ingredients

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  • 1.5 lb. The Little Potato Company Blushing Belle Fresh Creamer Potatoes, washed and scrubbed
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • DIY Garden Herb Salt, to taste
  • Parmigiano Reggiano, freshly grated

Instructions

  1. Preheat: Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Potatoes: In a small pot of boiling water, cook the potatoes until fork tender, about 15-20 minutes; drain well.
  3. Toss: Lightly spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Add the potatoes, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and some salt and pepper, and give them a toss.
  4. Smash: Spread the potatoes out in an even layer. Gently smash with a potato masher or fork; making sure to keep the potatoes intact.
  5. Roast: Roast for 15-17 minutes, or until brown and crisp on the bottom. Turn the potatoes and roast for an additional 15-17 minutes.
  6. Add cheese: During the last 2-3 minutes, sprinkle the potatoes with the cheese and roast just until the cheese melts.
  7. Add salt: Sprinkle the potatoes with the herb salt and serve hot.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Roast
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Easy Lunch Recipes, Easy Side Dish Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, Lunch, Mashed Potato, Parmesan Cheese Recipes, Potato, Side Dish, Smashed Potatoes

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Herb Salted Smashed Potatoes (Perfectly Crispy)

6 Comments

  1. We like potatoes! Every meal is better when potatoes are included. This recipe is easy and I like easy. I can’t wait to get to the grocery store to buy the potatoes. And Bob is partial to parmesan because of the high oven temp, your charred broccoli recipe would be a perfect addition. I’ll make the two together! Yum!

    1. I completely agree! 😉 There’s just something so comforting about potatoes. And that’s a great idea to make both sides together. They both pack such flavor. Enjoy!

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