Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Red Smashed Potatoes

Who likes a quick and easy side dish?
Me!
Although I say I love to cook, when you have to do it every day it's not always thrilling.
So, I try to keep a list of quick dishes that everyone enjoys.
This is a favorite.

Red Smashed Potatoes





Red Smashed Potatoes


Small Red Potatoes, Washed & Halved Or Quartered (Now I just use what I think I need, depending who's eating that night.)
Add These To Taste:
Butter or Butter Substitute (I can't Believe It's Not Butter) 
Kosher Salt
Course Black Pepper
Fresh Parsley

Add potatoes to pot and add enough water to cover potatoes. Add desired
salt and cover pot, bring to boil. Once potatoes boil, turn heat to medium and cook until tender.
Drain potatoes, put back in pot and add butter, salt, pepper and snipped parsley.
Stir and chop potatoes with large spoon until they are the consistency you like.
Serve.

Hope you enjoy this simple side!
Happy cooking.

-Lynn



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14 comments:

Hibiscus House said...

Hi Sounds delicious, I do love potatoes! I popped in to visit since you paid me a visit to Hibiscus House! I am now a new follower of yours and it is so nice to meet you.

My Little Home and Garden said...

Simple is good. The potatoes looks very tasty. Dill might be a nice variation on things, but your family may not agree!

Myric said...

I am all about simple, easy and quick dishes! This will be in one of my recipes!

xoxo
Myric

kitty said...

These sound wonderful & such good comfort food!

Cindy said...

That sounds wonderful, I want to make it this week.
Hugs, Cindy

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Looks delicious Lynn. I like simple and I like red potatoes so its on my list to make.

Town and Country Gals said...

Lynn,
looks delish, I love potatoes just about anyway they come!
Rebecca

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

What a delicious and simple way to smash potatoes. I love fresh parsley on potatoes - delish!

Rambling Wren said...

YUM!! Looks delicious. I've never make "smashed" potatoes before. I'm adding this to my list of recipes to try.

Darcie (My Modern Country) said...

My cowboy husband is a meat and potatoes guy. These look great and EASY, so I'm putting them on the menu-they will be a welcome variation to our "usual" potatoes!

Not Your Ordinary Agent said...

Yum! I love easy dishes! Please come link up to Foodie Friday

Mary Sullivan Frasier said...

Just say potatoes and I'm there! Especially mashed or smashed potatoes. I suppose it's the Irish in me. ;~)

Here following from Foodie Friday. Thanks so much for the yummy recipe!

Miz Helen said...

Hi Lynn,
Those potatoes look so good. I just love the fresh taste of the Red Potato and your recipe. Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
Come Back Soon!
Miz Helen

Kathy said...

Hello, LOVE potatoes any way! My daughter is a big fan and quotes the line from Lord of the Rings, 'boil them, mash them, put them in a stew...' These look fabulous! Thank you for sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
Kathy