roasted garlic rosemary smashed red potatoes

Rosemary Roasted Garlic Smashed New Potatoes

Oooh..yeah! It’s finally Friday, the last day of July. That’s hard to believe. A few weeks left of summer and it’s time to make the most of it. That means more outdoor grilling and entertaining.

The recipe I’m sharing today would make a great addition to any summer get together. Rosemary roasted garlic smashed red potatoes is the dish. I made this to accompany my sage crusted chicken fried chicken. The kids sure loved them.

These potatoes are all about the bold flavors of the rosemary and roasted garlic. I only used a tiny bit of butter and cream to bring the potatoes together. So they’re sort of healthy :)

Rosemary Roasted Garlic Smashed New Potatoes
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 15 small-medium sized new potatoes
  • 1 sprig of rosemary finely chopped
  • 1 head of garlic roasted (see instructions below)
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup of heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • drizzle of olive oil
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 385 degrees. place a head of garlic in a small roasting pan and drizzle with olive oil. Roast for 35 minutes. Let cool and then squeeze garlic out and reserve.
  2. Wash potatoes and quarter them. Boil potatoes in a large pot for 14 minutes or until fork tender. Drain and add butter, cream, rosemary, roasted garlic, salt, and pepper. Use a potato masher and mash until your desired consistency. For these I smashed until there were no large chunks left.

 

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