Easy Garlic Smashed Potatoes recipe

Easy Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Who doesn’t love a tasty, cripsy potato side dish?  This will definitely be a crowd-pleaser for any occasion!  They’re so tasty and would go with any meal, casual or elegant!  You could even serve them as an app!  :)  ENJOY!

Easy Garlic Smashed Potatoes

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  • 1 lb baby Yukon potatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 4 tbsp butter, melted
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1/2 c grated Parmesan



Preheat oven to 425 degrees.


Add potatoes to a large pot. and cover with water and add a generous pinch of salt.


Bring potatoes to a boil and simmer until tender (about 15 minutes); drain and let sit until cool enough to handle.


On a large rimmed baking sheet, add potatoes and toss with melted butter, garlic and thyme.


Using the end of a small glass or major jar, press down on the potatoes to smash them into a flat patty.


Season each smashed potato with salt and pepper, then sprinkle Parmesan on top.


Bake until the bottoms of the potatoes are beginning to crisp and the Parmesan is golden brown (about 25 minutes).

source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr_-agQ8QhU


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