Servings: 4 as a side dish
With a simple ingredient list and a mostly make-ahead technique, these delicious potatoes are perfect for parties. Of course, you don’t have to have a party to make these. They’re just as good served with Sunday dinner as a side dish with roast chicken or meatloaf. And garnished with a bit of sour cream and chives, they make a nice starter.
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Make Ahead Tips
Do the busy work—boiling and flattening the potatoes—up to 8 hours ahead. Let potatoes cool completely, and store them on the pan, lightly covered, in the fridge. Then all you have to do at the last minute is coat with oil and salt and roast.
I made this recipe last night for an impromptu dinner party. However, I added a few things to jazz it up. I mixed 3 tbsp. of fresh parmesan cheese, 1/2 tsp sea salt, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, 1/4 tsp onion powder, 1/4 tsp garlic powder together, 1/4 tsp thyme and 1//4 tsp basil together.
I poured some olive oil on the tin foal before putting the smashed potatoes on the baking sheet.
After I smashed the potatoes, I brushed the potatoes with a light coating of olive oil then sprinkled half of the spice mixture on the top of the potatoes, baked them for 15 minutes. Took them out of the oven, gently flipped them over, applied a little more olive oil the this side, sprinkled the rest of the seasoning mix on and returned to oven for another 15 minutes --- THEY TURNED OUT SO GOOD!! just sayin.
This was a 5 star winning recipe. So delicious! I should have made double as everyone loved them so much. Definitely will be making these over and over.
always love a make ahead recipe - this is the best!
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