Everybody loves mashed potatoes, and for potato lovers, they are heavenly. These smashed red potatoes are everything that is mashed potatoes and more. If you are a fan of mashed potatoes, you will love this new variety of red potatoes mashed into perfectly creamy deliciousness. It’s made by boiling the potatoes and mashing them coarsely. The recipe takes only a few ingredients and can make up to six servings, enough for a small gathering or a dinner quickly.
Smashed red potatoes are such an easy dish to make, and you can whip it up anytime if you are in a hurry to get a side dish on the menu. To make this dish, you will only need a few ingredients. Some red potatoes, cut into wedges, some fresh parsley minced, and some salt and black pepper. These are ingredients you can gather in a couple of minutes, and prep is done. To finally make the smashed red potatoes, you will first have to boil the potatoes in a pan for about 15 minutes over medium heat. When the potatoes are tender, remove the water and add the parsley, oil, salt, and black pepper in. Mash the potatoes and stir it until the ingredients are mixed and serve it hot straight from the pan.
Ingredients For Smashed Red Potatoes
- 2 lbs. red potatoes, washed and cut into wedges
- 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
- 2 tbs. olive oil
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. black pepper
Step By Step Directions: Smashed Red Potatoes
1 In a saucepan over medium heat, add the potatoes. Cover the potatoes with cold water and bring to a boil. Cook for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Remove the pan from the heat and drain all the water from the potatoes.
2 Add the parsley, olive oil, salt, and black pepper to the pan. Coarsely mash the potatoes. Stir until combined and serve.
And there you have it, a delicious smashed red potatoes recipe you can use to make every meal complete. It adds a new flavor to your main dish and brings out the deliciousness that is red potatoes. It is smooth yet chunky mashed potatoes with a fresh taste that can make your whole family happy and lets you enjoy a healthy meal together. Do let us know down in the comments below if you like it or not. Any kinds of feedback are welcome.