Smashed Potatoes

An irresistible balance of soft on the inside and crispy on the outside!

Made with these products from The Olive Press:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Mediterranean Spice Blend


  • 1/2 cup Winter Blend EVOO
  • 12-15 baby red or yellow potatoes
  • 3 tsp kosher salt
  • Mediterranean Spice Blend


  • Put potatoes in one layer in a large saucepan and cover with at least an inch of water. Add 2 tsp of kosher salt.
  • Bring water to a boil over high heat, then reduce to a simmer until potatoes are cooked through and tender, then drain and remove.
  • Using a glass jar, gently press down on each potato, flattening to a thickness of about 1/2 inch.
  • Cover a large rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and a layer of parchment paper, then place flattened potatoes on a baking sheet to cool completely.
  • Heat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Brush each potato with oil, then sprinkle potatoes with salt and Mediterranean Spice Blend.
  • Roast potatoes until crispy and brown around the edges, flipping each potato half way through.