Smashed Potato Cakes

Lynnda Cloutier


You can boil the potatoes a day ahead and refrigerate them for easier prep. Flatten and roast them right before you want to serve them. Source: Unknown

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2 lbs. baby white or small yukon gold potatoes
3 tbsp. olive oil
olive oil
salt and black pepper to taste
sliced scallions

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook potatoes in pot of boiling salted water til tender, about 15 minutes. Drain potatoes; chill til ready to roast.
Preheat oven to 450. Coat baking sheet with 3 Tbsp. olive oil and heat in oven 5 minutes. Lightly flatten potatoes with the palm of your hand then coat with oil; season with salt and pepper.
Roast potatoes on prepared baking sheet for 15 to 20 minutes. Flip potatoes and roast another 15 to 20 minutes til brown and crisp. Garnish potatoes with scallions. Serves 6

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes