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Crash Hot Potatoes

Course Potato


  • new potatoes
  • olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • Rosemary (or desired herbs)


  • Bring pot of salted water to boil. Add in as many potatoes as you wish to make and cook until fork tender.
  • On a sheet pan, generously drizzle olive oil. Place tender potatoes on the cookie sheet leaving plenty of room between each potato.
  • With a potato masher, gently press down each potato until it slightly mashes, rotate the masher 90º and mash again. Brush the tops of each crushed potato generously with more olive oil.
  • Sprinkle potatoes with Kosher salt, fresh ground pepper, and fresh chopped rosemary (or chives, or thyme, or whatever herb you have available). 
  • Bake in 450º oven for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.