Italian Smashed Potatoes

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Italian Smashed Potatoes
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  • 6Servings


  • 2 pounds red-skinned potatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes and enough cold water to cover by 1 inch. Bring to a boil and cook until fork-tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and return to the pot.

Using the back of a large spoon, lightly smash the potatoes. Stir in 1/4 cup olive oil and season with salt and pepper. To serve, drizzle each portion with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil.