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Parmesan Smashed Potato Recipe

Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Parmesan-smashed-potatoes, sheet-pan-smashed-potatoes, smashed-potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 12 small or medium red or golden potatoes ( about 2 lb)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic or garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley


  • Steam, microwave or boil potatoes just until fork tender. Drain, set aside to cool.
  • To prepare: Preheat oven to 425°F. Brush a rimmed sheet pan with 1 Tbsp olive oil.
  • In a small bowl, mix together Parmesan, garlic, salt, onion powder and pepper.
  • Arrange potatoes on baking sheet. Use a potato masher or fork to smash to about ½ inch thickness. Mix together remaining olive oil and butter. Brush over potatoes.
  • Sprinkle evenly with Parmesan-seasoning blend.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until edges are golden. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.