Crispy Crushed Baby Potatoes


Crispy Crushed Baby Potatoes
Prepares: 4 servings
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 55 minutes

  • Ingredients
  • 900g (2 lb) small baby potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 28g (1 oz) butter (2 tbsp, or ¼ stick)
  • 2 garlic cloves (skin on)
  • 1 lemon, quartered

  1. Method
  2. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F) (gas 6)

  3. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil.

  4. Add the potatoes, bring back to the boil and then simmer for 10 minutes or until they are just tender.

  5. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a roasting tin/pan in the oven.

  6. Drain the potatoes in a colander and leave for 2 minutes for the steam to evaporate.

  7. Now add to the hot oil along with the butter, garlic, and lemon wedges.

  8. Toss to coat thoroughly.

  9. Slightly crush the potatoes using a fork or potato masher.

  10. Season and then cook in the oven for 35–40 minutes until crispy. Turn halfway through cooking.


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