Cheesy Smashed Potatoes Recipe

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September 15, 2015

Cheesy Smashed PotatoesThe perfect side dish or even as a small meal.



  • 8-10 red potatoes
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups white cheddar cheese, grated
  • green onions, chopped
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Preheat oven on LOW broil.
  2. Wash potatoes and remove any eyes or damaged spots on the potatoes, if desired.
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  4. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and place potatoes into the water. Boil potatoes for 15-20 minutes, or until fork tender.
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  6. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
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  8. When potatoes are done, remove them from the water, and arrange on prepared baking sheet. Use a potato masher and carefully press down on each potato to partially smash it. DO NOT smash them to hard, as they will fall apart.
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    Cheesy Smashed Potatoes
    Cheesy Smashed Potatoes

  10. Melt butter in a bowl in the microwave. Then add minced garlic and stir.
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  12. Spoon the butter mixture over the potatoes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste.
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  14. Top each potato with grated cheese.
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    Cheesy Smashed Potatoes
  16. Broil potatoes for approx. 10 minutes or until cheese is golden and bubbly. Remove from oven.
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    Cheesy Smashed Potatoes

  18. Top with diced green onions and serve. Enjoy!
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