Tested till perfect Crispy Smashed Fingerling Potatoes
Crispy Smashed Fingerling Potatoes
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Crispy Smashed Fingerling Potatoes

Take advantage of our local harvest by turning these white, thumb-shaped baby potatoes, called “fingerlings,” into rather addictive fare.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2008

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 lb 1-1/2lbsmall new potatonew potatoes or fingerling potatoes
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspeach salt and pepper
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Preparation

Lightly scrub potatoes. In pot of boiling salted water, cook potatoes until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and let cool.

On cutting board and using bottom of heavy saucepan, gently smash each potato until slightly flattened but not falling apart. Transfer to baking sheet. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Drizzle with half of the oil; sprinkle with half each of the salt and pepper. Roast in 450°F (230°C) oven for 15 minutes.

Turn potatoes over; sprinkle with remaining oil, salt and pepper. Bake until golden and crispy, about 10 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per each of 8 servings: about

cal 106 pro 1g total fat 5g sat. fat 1g
carb 14g fibre 1g chol 0mg sodium 242mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 5 vit C 15 folate 3
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