Skillet Smashed Potatoes

one small bag of small potatoes
salt & pepper
1 – 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Start by placing the unpealed potatoes in a large saucepan.
  • Add a teaspoon of salt and cover with water.
  • Bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce the heat and cook at a low boil until they are tender enough to slide a knife in easily.
  • Drain the potatoes and refrigerate until you are ready to brown them in a large skillet.
  • Heat the olive in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Smash each potato with a masher or the bottom of a heavy glass.
  • Season with salt and pepper and cook until crisp, and them turn and cook the other side.
  • Sprinkle with chives, fresh herbs, whatever and serve.

Makes 4 Servings


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