Smooshed Potatoes

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by MissLadybug

Fun potatoes that you can involve your kids in the making. Geat alternative to french fries.

Top Review by kellychris

I made these as directed EXCEPT I used Idaho potatoes(all I had). They were WONDERFUL! I bought a 10 lb. of RED potatoes today because I'm sure those would be EVEN BETTER. Thanks so much for giving me another way to do a sidedish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil potatoes with skin until wel cooked.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 deg.
  3. While potatoes are cooking prepare a large cookie sheet by spreading a generous amount of olive oil, followed by sprinkling salt and pepper over the oil and garlic powder.
  4. Remove potato from the water and cut in half.
  5. Place each piece of potato flat face down o the oiled cookie sheet. Leave some space between each piece.
  6. Smoosh down each piece of potato (i use a clean cloth over the potato to avoid burning myself on the hot potato).
  7. Throw in the oven for about 15-20 minutes, i just cook it until the bottom of potato gets really nicely browned and crispy.
  8. Once nicely browned, gently flip the potato over.
  9. Add some grated cheddar cheese over eac piece.
  10. Put in oven until cheese is melted an potato is completely crispy.
  11. Serve wih sour cream.

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