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Crispy Smashed Potatoes - Easy Thanksgiving Side

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These Crispy Smashed Potatoes are super crunchy on the edges, but fluffy and soft in the middle. It's reminiscent of a french fry, but so much easier to make!
Ingredients
  Potato 1 1⁄2 Pound (creamer)
  Salt 3 Tablespoon (use as required)
  Grapeseed oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY:

1. Preheat oven to 450F.

MAKING:

2. Rinse the potatoes well and scrub if needed. Place in a pot and cover with cold water. Add 2 tbsp of salt to season the water.

3. Bring the water to a boil, then cook the potatoes for 15 minutes until fork tender.

4. Drain the potatoes and let sit for 2 minutes to dry.

5. Place the potatoes on a sheet pan and smash with a measuring cup or glass. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then drizzle with the oil. Toss the potatoes in the oil to coat.

6. Roast in the oven for 25-30 minutes until crispy on the bottom and edges.

SERVING:

7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Global
Interest: 
Easy, Kids, Party, Holiday, Quick
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Method: 
Roasted
Restriction: 
Vegan, Low Cholesterol
Feel: 
Crispy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 252 Calories from Fat 122

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.2%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4372.7 mg182.2%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 3 g6.9%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 55.9%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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