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Buttery Herb and Cheese Smashed Potatoes

So lets get one thing out of the way here – Smashed Potatoes, and Mashed Potatoes are two entirely different things. Whaaaat? Yeah I know, the things you learn these days! Now that that’s out of the way.. Smashed Potatoes are freaking amazing!

Smashed Potatoes smothered in a herb garlic butter with parmesan and cheddar cheese. Perfect comfort food side and is the best smashed potato recipe ever!

These Herb and Cheese Smashed Potatoes are a great side dish for dinner, and make excellent leftovers for breakfast with eggs and bacon! They’re simple to make and really hit the spot for all the potato lovers out there!

Smashed Potatoes smothered in a herb garlic butter with parmesan and cheddar cheese. Perfect comfort food side and is the best smashed potato recipe ever!

And if you have a potato lover in your family like my wife, who will literally – or figuratively.. OK probably figuratively – go into withdrawals if she doesn’t get potatoes in her system on a weekly basis. This is the recipe for you!

Smashed Potatoes smothered in a herb garlic butter with parmesan and cheddar cheese. Perfect comfort food side and is the best smashed potato recipe ever!

So smashed potatoes are literally -yes this time actual literally – smashed after boiling them, then I smothered them in a thyme and garlic butter, then Parmesan and cheddar cheese.

Load them up in the oven and let them get crispy!

Smashed Potatoes smothered in a herb garlic butter with parmesan and cheddar cheese. Perfect comfort food side and is the best smashed potato recipe ever!

I used yellow potatoes for this recipe, but feel free to use your favorite potatoes, preferably smaller ones, it makes it easier to smash, I’d imagine using small red potatoes would be delicious too!

Smashed Potatoes smothered in a herb garlic butter with parmesan and cheddar cheese. Perfect comfort food side and is the best smashed potato recipe ever!

This is an awesome comforting side that will go great with a roasted chicken, turkey, or even with a heaping serving of chili smothered over them!

Lets get to the..

Buttery Herb and Cheese Smashed Potato Recipe


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Buttery Herb and Cheese Smashed Potatoes
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4 people 30 minutes
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Servings Prep Time
4 people 30 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Buttery Herb and Cheese Smashed Potatoes
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Servings Prep Time
4 people 30 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 people 30 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
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Instructions
  1. Boil your potatoes for about 30 minutes until you can easily poke a fork through them.
  2. Preheat oven to 425, remove the potatoes from the water and place on a cooking sheet smash each one with a cup, or your fist. or a hammer. Any will do 😉
  3. In a pan on medium heat melt down butter, garlic and fresh time.
  4. Once melted, pour the garlic and herb butter over your potatoes.
  5. Then smother with Parmesan and cheddar cheesee
  6. Cook for about 15-20 minutes until the cheese is nice and crispy, enjoy!
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Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile
I'm an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to's and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!
  • Bintu – Recipes From A Pantry

    A proper comfort dish, I bet this goes well with chicken or a good steak

  • Brian Jones

    These look fantastic, my wife is the potato fiend in this house although I have introduced her to other vegetables over the last 10 years 😉

  • I love smashed potatoes and these look so good!

  • Ooooh boy, this looks like the ultimate cold weather comfort food!

  • Karen Hammer Melman

    Yum!