Cuban Crushed Potatoes

These were a great compliment to a grilled steak, and so easy to make. No need for boring potatoes ever again.

Cuban Crushed Potatoes

4 Servings - Serving Size: 1 Potato

These were a great compliment to a grilled steak, and so easy to make. No need for boring potatoes ever again.

Ingredients:

  • 4 red potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon freeze dried chives, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 slices pepper jack cheese, shredded

Directions:

  1. Wash and boil potatoes until fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375F.
  3. Mix oil with garlic and 1/2 of the chives, set aside.
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Place the boiled potatoes on the parchment paper.
  6. Cut a small criss cross in the top of each potato.
  7. Using the back of a spoon, carefully crush the potatoes.
  8. Drizzle the garlic oil/chive mixture over the potatoes.
  9. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
  10. Top potatoes with parmesan cheese.
  11. Bake for 10-15 minutes or just until the edges of the potatoes start to brown.
  12. Remove potatoes from the oven, sprinkle with pepper jack cheese.
  13. Increase heat to broil.
  14. Return to oven and broil 4-5 minutes until crisp.
  15. Sprinkle with remaining chives before serving.

Notes

Recipe slightly adapted from Big Oven

http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/06/04/cuban-crushed-potatoes/

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