“Smashed” Potatoes
Recipe type: Sides
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
  • 1 lb. small, round potatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbs. butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • Handful of thyme for garnish
  1. Scrub potatoes. Heat vegetable oil in a heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Add a layer of the potatoes. Cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the vegetable stock, and continue to cook uncovered until most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  3. Using the bottom of a glass, gently “smash” the potatoes until they just barely pop their skins and flatten a bit.
  4. Add butter, and let cook for another 2-3 minutes until they begin to caramelize.
  5. Using tongs, flip the potatoes over and cook 2-3 minutes until the other side becomes brown.
  6. Place in serving dish, season with salt and pepper and garnish with thyme leaves.Smashed Potatoes
Recipe by Daydream Kitchen at http://www.daydreamkitchen.com/2013/04/smashed-potatoes/