Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Recipe by dojemi
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large soup pot combine the potatoes and garlic with enough water to cover them by several inches.
  • Bring the water to a boil, cover the pan, and lower the heat.
  • Let the pototoes simmer steadily for 20 minutes or until they are tender when pierced with a skewer.
  • Set the oven at 450 degrees.
  • Have on hand a 12-inch baking dish.
  • Rub the dish with a thin film of oil.
  • Drain the potatoes and garlic and set them aside until they are cool enough to handle- do not let the potatoes become cold.
  • Cut the potatoes into quarters and squeeze each one with your fingers or set the potatoes on a board and tap them lightly with a mallet.
  • Transfer the potatoes to the baking dish, packing them tightly into the dish.
  • Chop the garlic and scatter it on the potatoes.
  • Drizzle the oil on top of the potatoes and sprinkle them with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer the dish to the hot oven.
  • Roast the potatoes for 20 minutes or until the top is crusty and golden brown.
  • Serve at once.
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