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Make-Ahead Garlic & Herb Smashed Potatoes

"Smashed" potatoes are a fun and easy to prepare side for the holidays.
Make-Ahead Garlic & Herb Smashed Potatoes recipe
  • Serving Size Serving Size 8
  • Total Time Required Total Time Required 40 min
  • Prep Time Prep Time 20 min
  • Cook Time Cook Time 20 min





  • 1

    Preheat oven to 425° F. Boil potatoes in large pan of salted water until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain.

  • 2

    Meanwhile, heat oil and butter in a skillet. Add garlic and cook until garlic is softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in salt and parsley. Season with fresh pepper.

  • 3

    Lay potatoes on 2 rimmed baking sheets lined with parchment. Flatten each potato with the back of a measuring cup or bowl. Brush potatoes with butter mixture. Bake until potatoes begin to brown and are warmed through, about 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with chives before serving.

  • 4

    Make-ahead: Boil potatoes and make butter mixture as directed. Cover and refrigerate each. When ready to cook, preheat oven and flatten potatoes on parchment-lined baking sheets. Warm butter mixture in the microwave. Brush butter mixture over potatoes; bake as directed.

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Last updated: August 28th, 2020

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