Smashed Potatoes

  • servingServings


  • 1 lb. small red-skin potatoes, scrubbed and quartered
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium shallot, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Put potatoes in a medium saucepan of lightly salted water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain potatoes well, reserving some of the liquid. Return potatoes to pan. Smash with a potato masher until fairly smooth, adding a little reserved water if needed. Add basil, garlic, shallot, salt and pepper and mix well. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 4 Servings
  • Calories: 83
  • Carbohydrate Content: 19 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 157 mg