Smashed Potatoes Recipe

Crispy Smashed Potatoes are the best facet dish ever! Perfectly seasoned with herbs and salt then topped with Parmesan cheese.

Smashed Potatoes Recipe

Smashed Potatoes Recipe


  • 2 lb Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 c. butter melted
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • kosher salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • In a large stockpot filled halfway with water, bring to boil and liberally saltwater. Add potatoes, and boil for 20 minutes, or until they are fork-tender. Strain; set aside.
  • Lightly grease a large baking sheet or tray with non-stick spray. Arrange potatoes on the sheet and LIGHTLY flatten the potatoes with a potato mashed or fork in one piece (not too hard or they will end up mashed).
  • Mix together the butter, garlic, and parsley. Pour over each potato. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place in oven and bake 10-15 minutes or until browned on the top. Remove from oven and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Return to oven until cheese is melted and browned.


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 945mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 27.8mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 7.4mg

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