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Smashed Potatoes with Green Onion & Dill

Smashed Potatoes with Green Onion & Dill

A perfect side dish for any meal! And remember - the herbs are the hero of this dish, so feel free to be heavy-handed!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 2-3 pounds red potatoes or other small potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2-3 Tablespoons dill chopped
  • 2-3 Tablespoons green onions chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450° F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add potatoes. Boil 20 minutes or until fork-tender. Drain and set aside to cool slightly.
  • Transfer boiled potatoes to the baking sheet, giving some space between each. Using the base of a sturdy glass (or another flat object), gently press the potatoes until they are approximately ½ inch thick. If the potatoes are sticking to your glass, spray your glass with cooking spray.
  • Brush smashed potatoes generously with melted butter. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until potatoes are crispy and browning at the edges. Remove from oven, and sprinkle generously (really!) with dill, green onions, and additional salt and pepper, if desired. Serve immediately.
Keyword crispy potato, dill, green onion, potatoes