Crispy Smashed Potatoes - Easy Thanksgiving Side

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Nov. 30, 2016

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!


Potato 1 1/2 Pound ((creamer))
Salt 3 Tablespoon ((use as required))
Grapeseed oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Pepper To Taste



1. Preheat oven to 450F.


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.


7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 252Calories from Fat 122

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 4372 mg182.17%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet