Cheesy Garlic Smashed Potatoes |

Cheesy Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Smashed Potatoes


  • 1 lb. Baby Yukon Gold potatoes or Baby Reds
  • 2 Tbsp. Melted Butter
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. Dried Thyme
  • Ground Black Pepper and Salt, to taste
  • 1/2 C. Freshly Grated Parmesan


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Boil the potatoes in a large pot over the stove until fork-tender. Strain potatoes and transfer to a sheet pan.
  3. To the sheet pan, add melted butter, olive oil, minced garlic, dried thyme and salt and pepper. Mix well with potatoes until they are evenly coated.
  4. Using a potato masher or the base of a glass jar, gently smash each potato until about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
  5. Top the smashed potatoes with shredded Parmesan cheese. Bake at 425°F for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.