It is never too late to try the new trendy way to eat potatoes- smashed and loaded with herbs!

Garlic Butter Smashed Potatoes

Recipe Source: Carlsbad Cravings

  • 15 min prep
  • 60 min cook
  • Beginner

There are three main steps to making smashed potatoes- boiling them, smashing and topping the potatoes with fresh herbs and olive oil, and baking them to golden perfection

What Makes This Pinworthy?

If you haven’t had smashed potatoes before, the time to try them is now. A combination of a baked and mashed potatoes, this side dish is the new food trend. Although making these potatoes involves a few steps, it is all easy to do, and the results are well worth the effort.

The flavor of these potatoes will make it hard for anyone to eat mashed ones ever again. The blog Carlsbad Cravings is well known for flavorful dishes, and the combination of herbs used in this recipe prove this blog’s mastery of all things flavorful. If you are looking for a delicious side dish that is guaranteed to impress, look no further- this is the recipe you are looking for.

One of the best things about this dish is that it will pair well with anything and everything. Making steak? These potatoes would be delicious with it. Thinking about whipping up some ribs or even some seafood? You couldn’t ask for a better side to go with it.

Kitchen Tools We Used

In our kitchen, we vet every tool we use for quality, ease of use, and cost. Here are some of the tools we used that you’ll find helpful when preparing this recipe.

  • Cuisanart 5.5 Qt Stainless Steel Pot with Cover (via Amazon)
  • OXO Good Grips Non-Stick Pro Jelly Roll 10×15″ (via Amazon)

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