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Smashed Garlic Potatoes
5 from 2 votes

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

These Garlic Smashed Potatoes are tender on the inside, crispy on the outside and full of delicious garlic flavor.  They are the perfect side for grilling out or baked chicken.
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  • 24 oz baby red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup virgin olive oil + 1 Tbsp extra
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper


  • Boil the potatoes about 20-30 minutes or until the fork not only can pierce the potato, but they are very tender. Then drain the potatoes in a colander.
  • Mix the garlic powder, salt and pepper together in a small bowl.
  • Spread 2 tbsp of olive oil on a baking sheet so that it is completely covered, then arrange the potatoes on the cookie sheet so that they are evenly spaced.
  • Use a potato masher or the bottom of a glass to smash each potato until it is about 1/2 inch thick. Then sprinkle the seasoning directly on top of each potato and finish by drizzling the remaining olive oil over each potato generously.
  • Bake at 425˚F for 25-30 minutes or until the edges of the potatoes are browned and crispy. Serve hot and enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

Nutrition Information:

Serving: 6ozCalories: 241kcal (12%)Carbohydrates: 27g (9%)Protein: 3g (6%)Fat: 13g (20%)Saturated Fat: 1g (6%)Cholesterol: 0mgSodium: 612mg (27%)Potassium: 783mg (22%)Fiber: 3g (13%)Sugar: 2g (2%)Vitamin C: 14.6mg (18%)Calcium: 17mg (2%)Iron: 1.3mg (7%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)