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Smashed Potatoes with Black Garlic

Smashed New Potatoes, better known by the English name “Smashed Potatoes”, are a culinary trend that has gained popularity in recent years, particularly thanks to social media. Originally from the United States, these crunchy little wonders have quickly won the hearts of gourmets around the world. On Instagram, Pinterest and other platforms, photos of these mouth-watering golden potatoes have sparked enthusiasm among cooking enthusiasts.

What sets “Smashed Potatoes” apart from other potato preparations is their unique texture: crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. They offer a perfect balance between the tenderness of a baked potato and the crispiness of a fries. Easy to prepare, they have become a popular choice to accompany many dishes or simply to enjoy on their own.

Our version of "Smashed Potatoes", enhanced with black garlic BBQ spices and accompanied by garlic scape pesto mayonnaise, brings an original touch to this modern classic. This is a recipe that will delight your taste buds and add a touch of creativity to your meals.

🔍 Information Details
⏱️ Preparation time 25 minutes
🍳 Cooking time 20-25 minutes
⏲️ Total time 45-50 minutes
🔧 Difficulty level Easy
🍽️ Servings 4 people
🔥 Calories (approximate) 300 per serving

Smashed Potatoes

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 800 g baby potatoes
  • 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Black Garlic BBQ Spices (adjust to taste)

Instructions :

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Instructions :

Q: Can other types of potatoes be used in this recipe?
A: Yes, although baby potatoes are ideal for their size and consistency, you can use other small, firm potatoes. The important thing is that they remain intact after crushing.

Q: Is it necessary to peel potatoes?
A: No, there is no need to peel them. The skin adds texture and nutrients. Just be sure to wash them well before cooking.

Q: How can I ensure my potatoes stay crispy?
A: To get really crispy potatoes, make sure they are completely dry after draining them. When baking in the oven, leave enough space between them on the baking sheet so that air circulates well.

Q: Can other seasonings be added to potatoes?
A: Absolutely, you can add other herbs or spices to suit your taste. Herbs like thyme or rosemary pair well with black garlic BBQ spices.

Q: What are the best accompaniments for these potatoes?
A: These potatoes can be served with a variety of dishes, such as grilled meats, roasted vegetables or even as an appetizer with a dip.

Q: Can I make this recipe with already cooked potatoes?
A: Yes, you can use pre-cooked potatoes. Simply omit the cooking time in water, then follow the rest of the recipe as directed.

Q: Can this recipe be adapted for a vegan diet?
A: Absolutely, this recipe is easily adaptable for a vegan diet. The black garlic BBQ spices you use are already vegan. For a completely vegan version, simply replace traditional mayonnaise with vegan mayonnaise.

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