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Smashed Potatoes

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A zesty, healthy, colorful change from those same old mashed potatoes.
Ingredients
  New potatoes 2 Pound (Skin On)
  Kosher salt 3 Teaspoon
  Shallot 1 Small, finely chopped
  Roma tomatoes 3
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fresh italian parsley 3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Fresh oregano 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Lemon zest 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

1.In a medium saucepan, cover potatoes with water, add 2 tsp. of kosher salt and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until potatoes are tender.
2.Cut Roma tomatoes into quarters and remove seeds in the center, leaving meaty skins. Dice skins into small cubes.
3.Drain potatoes, return to pan, coarsely mash and season with remaining kosher salt. Mix in the extra virgin olive oil, shallot, Roma tomatoes, lemon zest and chopped herbs. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Mashing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Kosher
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Gourmet
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Won't you like a zesty, healthy, colorful change from those same old mashed potatoes. Here is a great alternative to the same old mashed potatoes. It has more zip, zing and rustic appeal making it a wonderful side for your holiday meals. It has beautiful color; great red from the roma tomatoes and gorgoeous green from the herbs. Watch this exciting way to transform your regular mashed potatoes into a culinary delight.

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