The point is, you don’t have to follow a recipe exactly, nor does your food have to be pretty, in order for it to be delicious. Case in point – crash hot potatoes.
I know this dish has made its way around the blogosphere many, many times in the past few years, but this was the first time I tried it. The fact that I couldn’t find my potato masher didn’t scare me.
Add whatever herbs and toppings you like. We had a plain version this time around, but I’ll definitely change it up, depending on what we’re having with them.
Crash Hot Potatoes
from For the Love of Cooking
extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper
additional fresh or dried herbs of your choice
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Boil potatoes for 10-15 minutes, or until fork tender. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and put potatoes on it. Smash potatoes with a potato masher (or anything else you can find…hee hee). Drizzle oil over them, then sprinkle with herbs and seasonings.
Bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until crisp. Add toppings if you like.