5 from 3 votes
Smashed Red Potatoes
Smashed Red Potatoes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

These Smashed Red Potatoes are simple to make and so delicious. They are tender on the inside yet amazingly crisp on the outside after roasting. Add sour cream and green onions and they're Loaded! 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: potatoes, red potatoes
Servings: 5
Calories: 128 kcal
Author: Tammi
Ingredients
  • 24 small red potatoes
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
SEASONING MIX
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
Instructions
  1. Add the potatoes to a large pot of boiling water with a tsp of salt added. Boil for about 20 minutes or until soft to poke with a fork. Drain water.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees

  3. Combine all the ingredients under Seasoning Mix together in a bowl. 

  4. Spread about half of the olive oil onto a baking sheet and spread around using a spatula or pastry brush

  5. Create 4 rows of 4 potatoes, and smash each one gently either using a potato masher or simply a fork if you wish

  6. Use the pastry brush to brush the remaining olive oil onto each potato

  7. Sprinkle each smashed potato with seasoning mix, amount will be as desired yet I was generous in the sprinkling

  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until edges and tops are crispy

  9. Optional - add sour cream and chopped green onion to make these Loaded Smashed Red Potatoes 

  10. Enjoy!