Smashed Roast Potatoes with Garlic Herbs


Smashed Roast Potatoes with Garlic Herbs

Servings 6 potatoes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • Baking Tray
  • Saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Tongs
  • Chopping Board
  • Chopping Knife
  • Strainer


  • 6 small potatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper


  • Place your potatoes into a medium-large saucepan and cover slightly with water. Bring to a boil, place lid on and cook for 25 minutes or until you can easily stick a knife through the potatoes.
  • Preheat your oven to 200°C.
  • Strain the water away from the potatoes and place them in a baking tray. Using a pair of tongs to hold them, cut a cross in the centre of each potato with a knife. Then using a spoon, press into the middle of your potato, flattening it out a little.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the top of the potatoes and sprinkle herbs, salt, pepper and cloves of garlic onto the baking dish.
  • Place into the oven for 30-40 minutes until golden brown and crispy!
Course: Side Dish

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