Smashed New Potatoes Recipe

Crushed new potatoes

  • serves 4 as a side
  • Easy

Looking for an easy new potato recipe? Check out these super crispy, super buttery garlic smashed new potatoes, perfect side for an impressive dinner with friends


*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • baby new potatoes 500g
  • garlic 4 cloves, peeled
  • butter 35g, plus a little extra
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • rosemary a few sprigs


  • Step 1

    Put the potatoes into a large pan of boiling salted water and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Add the garlic cloves for the final 10 minutes. Drain well and cool.

  • Step 2

    Once cool, press each potato between the side of a large knife and a chopping board until squashed and flat.

  • Step 3

    Heat the butter and oil in a large frying pan and, once foaming, add the squashed potatoes and some seasoning. Fry for 5-10 minutes or until deeply golden and crunchy, then flip, add the garlic cloves, rosemary and another knob of butter, and cook until really golden.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 205
  • Fat 12.8g
  • Saturates 5.4g
  • Carbs 18.4g
  • Sugars 1.4g
  • Fibre 2.5g
  • Protein 2.6g
  • Salt 0.2g