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Crispy Smashed Potatoes

These perfect little crispy smashed potatoes are easy to make and definitely a potato that adults and kids alike will love.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword boiled, broil, cheese, crispy, potatoes, snack
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 222 kcal
Author Diane


  • 2 lbs red potatoes baby potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/4 cup Jalapeños diced
  • 1/4 cup Blue cheese crumbled
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 garlic whole cloves
  • salt and pepper to desire taste


  1. Put the potatoes in a pot and cover with water. Add the bay leaves , garlic and a big pinch of salt, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes or until fork tender. Drain water and discard the bay leaves and garlic.

  2. Toss the potatoes with olive oil and put on a baking sheet. Using a measuring cup or a spatula smash the potatoes. Drizzle with more olive oil. Salt and pepper if desired.

  3. Broil each side until crispy and brown. About 15 -18 minutes.

  4. Top with jalapeños and blue cheese if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Crispy Smashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 161mg7%
Potassium 1067mg30%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 141IU3%
Vitamin C 27mg33%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.