Smashed Roasted Red Potatoes

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6
    red potatoes, do not peel (amount depends on how many are eating I use large reds and figure one to two per person)
  • salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 1
    tablespoon salt, for boiling water
  • fresh herbs of choice (thyme, rosemary, garlic)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and scrub potatoes. Leave skin on.
  • Place in large pot filled with water until potatoes are covered and add salt.
  • Bring to boiling, boil until knife goes through potato easily.
  • Drain and lay potatoes on clean dish towel until dry and cooled enough to handle.
  • Mean while line a baking sheet with foil and drizzle a small amount of olive oil over foil. Heat oven to 375°F.
  • When potatoes are cooled place potato on pan and smash with palm of your hand or heavy spatula until potato is flattened repeat with all potatoes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Top with herbs and Parmesan. If using other cheeses wait until last few minutes of cooking to melt cheese.
  • Bake until golden about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove with spatula.
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