Smashed Fingerling Potatoes

Whether you call them Irish Road Kill, Crash Hot Potatoes or Roasted Smashed Potatoes, the results are the same: Creamy, crispy and bursting with flavor.

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Smashed Fingerling Potatoes

  • 12 assorted Idaho Fingerling Potatoes (Russian Banana, Purple Peruvian, Ruby Crescent)
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • herbs and other spices to taste
  • Directions

    1. In a pot with a lid, cover clean fingerlings with water.
    2. Bring water to a gentle boil, cover with lid, and reduce heat to low.
    3. Cook fingerlings until fork-tender, about 10-12 minutes.
    4. Drain water from fingerlings and arrange on an oiled baking sheet.
    5. Use a potato masher to smash each fingerling, first in one direction and then the other.
    6. Brush smashed fingerlings with a little more olive oil and season to taste with salt, pepper, fresh herbs or other spices.
    7. Bake smashed and seasoned fingerlings in a preheated 450(F) oven for 20-25 minutes, until golden, crisp and sizzling.