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Smashed Potatoes

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A zesty, healthy, colorful change from those same old mashed potatoes.
  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

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: 
Italian American
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 265 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.5%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 595.9 mg24.8%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 2 g3.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 24.8%

Calcium 3.3% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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