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buffalo blue cheese crispy smashed potatoes

Buffalo Blue Cheese Smashed Potatoes

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 301 kcal
Author: KellyLiken

These crispy smashed potatoes are best served piping hot, so get everything ready in advance up to popping them in the oven and then throw them in at the last minute before dinner!

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb yellow skinned new potatoes
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 T butter
  • 1/4 C hot sauce (I prefer Frank's Red Hot)
  • 4 oz blue cheese (I like Stilton here)
  • 1/4 C parsley and chives roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425º and bring a pot of salted water to a boil.  Boil the whole potatoes until they are tender, about 15 minutes.

  2. Drain the potatoes and on a parchment lined baking sheet, smashe each one with the back of a heavy glass or a mason jar.

  3. Drizzle the smashed potatoes with the olive oil and top each one with a tiny pat of the butter.  Season with salt and pepper and bake them until they are golden brown and crispy, about 15 minutes.

  4. Plate the smashed potatoes while they are hot and dress them with the hot sauce, crumbled blue cheese and fresh herbs.

Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Blue Cheese Smashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 301 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 849mg37%
Potassium 571mg16%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 420IU8%
Vitamin C 33.6mg41%
Calcium 163mg16%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.