Smashed Parmesan Potatoes

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Elizabeth

I got this potato recipe by Giada de Laurentis on Food Network. They're definitely a different taste than your regular smashed potatoes! Not recommended for one who doesn't like a lot of parmesan or olive oil!!! (

Top Review by Ms. Poppy

I made this recipe with Yukon Gold potatoes. It is very good. Some of the Parmesan I grated and some of it it diced into small cubes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs baby red potatoes, unpeeled & halved
  • 23 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 12 cup olive oil
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Combine the potatoes in a large pot of water. Cover and bring the water to a boil.
  2. Continue boiling until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, reserving 3/4 cup of the cooking liquid.
  3. Return the potatoes to the pot. Coarsely mash the potatoes, adding enough reserved cooking liquid to moisten.
  4. Using a large fork, stir in the Parmesan and the oil. Season the potatoes, to taste, with salt and pepper and serve.

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