Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

Oh boy did I have fun making these! Who knew that baking a big batch of potatoes could be so fun.

Smashing Perfect Baked Potatoes with the back of a chefs knife is entertainment at it’s finest….not to mention these taste amazing!

Lets smash….


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Have you ever smashed potatoes?

If not, now you must…..


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If you have smashed then you share a connection with me in the secret thrill of smashing……

There are various methods to do this ~ I use the flat side of a chefs knife.


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I mentioned on Facebook how much I LOVE my job. The fact that I get to take the simplest of foods ~ the potato~ and make it sexy.

I love to transform a simple character & turn it into a colorful piece…oh I love my job!


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I used Yukon Gold potatoes for this. They are the perfect size….and great for kid hands.

Should they choose to eat with their hands. I like to snack on these straight out of the fridge.

With my hands.


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Better yet right out of the oven when the cheese is all hot and melted. If you do that then please use a knife & fork so you don’t hurt your hands.




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Smashed Potato Recipes

~ Marla Meridith

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37 thoughts on “Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

  1. Potato sexifier… I dare you to put that on a name tag next time you’re at an event! Yes, you do have a pretty sweet job. I’ve done the smashed potato thang and I’m totally with you, it’s a riot! Great work with the photos of the process, too!

  2. I was looking for a new potato side to serve on Christmas – this will be perfect! Thanks so much, Marla! Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas. xo

  3. These sound delicious and I’d love to try them. I have one question: you turn on the broiler but don’t tell how long to broil those potatoes. Am I missing something? Thanks!