Lemony Fried Smashed Potatoes

Lemony Fried Smashed Potatoes

Lemony Fried Smashed Potatoes
 
Lemony Fried Smashed Potatoes
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Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. baby Yukon gold or fingerling potatoes
  • ¼ c. olive oil, plus extra
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • DRESSING:
  • 3 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 T. chopped fresh parsley, plus extra for garnish
  • 2 T. chopped fresh thyme
  • Zest of 3 lemons
  • Salt and black pepper

Instructions
  1. POTATOES: Put potatoes in a pot of cold salted water. Make sure the potatoes are covered by 2-3 inches of water. Bring to boil and cook until tender but not mushy. Drain in colander and allow to dry.
  2. With your hand, gently press the potatoes until they are lightly smashed.
  3. In large non-stick skillet, heat ¼ c. olive oil.
  4. Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute, do not burn. Remove garlic and discard.
  5. In batches, add potatoes and cook until bottoms are golden brown. With a spatula turn potatoes and cook other side. Drizzle more olive oil as needed.
  6. DRESSING: In a bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, parsley, thyme and zest.
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Spoon dressing over the potatoes and gently toss until coated.
  9. Season with more salt and pepper if needed.
  10. Garnish with chopped parsley.

 

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