Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

Potatoes are the food I most delight in shoving down my gullet. Baked, mashed, fried, raw(!)... I eat so many of them, I'm beginning to think of myself as a veritable spudhead, thus the name of this dish. I omitted quantities of seasonings because people seem to know what they like without my telling them. ;o) Times are estimates.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil potatoes until just tender. If overdone, they'll fall apart later and you don't want that.
  2. Set aside to cool. You can even put them in the fridge, covered, for finishing up later.
  3. Gently flatten each potato between your palms to approximately 1/2" thick or slightly less, being careful not to break into pieces. The edges are likely to break open -- that's fine, as long as they don't fall apart.
  4. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Generously season flattened potatoes on one side with last 4 ingredients, then carefully place potatoes in skillet, seasoned side down. Add more herbes and seasonings to the other side according to your taste. Cook until browned, then turn and brown the other side.
  5. Serve yer Sandis!


Most Helpful

Fantastic. The funny thing is my DH acted like these were a gourmet recipe! I just did kosher salt, freshly ground mixed peppercorns and dried thyme. Lovely... July 09, 2010

Great easy to do recipe. I did however, because I already had oven on for the meat dish I was cooking, prick then microwave my potaotes then flattened, put on a baking tray, brushed with oil, sprinkled with garlic powder, salt & pepper & herbs and baked in a hot oven for approx 10mins. A "keeper" for me :)

Jen T June 06, 2006

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