Smashed Potatoes ...Irish style.

Racquel Sweeney


As any Irish person knows , if you don't have some kind of potato for dinner . Whether it 's boiled in their skins, smashed or home made chips (fries) then you hadn't had your dinner ...LOL... other names we call potatoes over here are spuds, tatties(that's a scotch word)and purities ..
I use here in Ireland Kerr pinks or Roasters ,but I believe that Yukon Gold is a great potato in the States.. This is especially for my friend Rose Mary , I hope you like and enjoy ... :)

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i made for 5
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25 Min
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meduim potatoes .
1 Tbsp
1/3 c
fresh cream (heated)
to season salt and white ground pepper


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1I used Roasters potatoes.

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2Peel, quarter and wash the potatoes, under a cold tap.

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3Fill your double boiler with boiled water ,from your electric kettle . And place the potatoes in the steamer pot that has holes on the bottom. And steam for 25 minutes .

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4cook the potatoes until their nice and soft , they should appear nice and dry and easily be able to put a knife through them.

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5add to that your butter, salt ,pepper and heat the fresh cream in your microwave for 20 seconds you don't want to add cold cream to cool down the potatoes.

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6Then with your potato smasher , smash the potatoes until there is no lumps and is nice and smooth.

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7Then with an ice-cream scoop , to give that nice round neat shape , serve onto your dinner plate .

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8So now you have a nice presentation of potatoes on your plate , like I serve for Sunday dinner .
So folks from my table to your I hope you like and enjoy ... :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy