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Smashed Roasted Potatoes with Avocado Dill Aioli

Boiled new potatoes are smashed,Β drizzled with a little bit of oil, topped with seasonings, and baked in the oven until the tops get golden brown and crispy.Β They’re addicting in the best way possible!

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Smashed Roasted Potatoes with Avocado Dill Aioli

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

For the Smashed Roasted Potatoes:

  • 2 pounds new potatoes, rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons high-heat oil (like grapeseed)
  • Sea salt for sprinkling

For the Avocado Dill Aioli:

  • 2 medium avocados, pitted
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, then add the potatoes. Cook them until they’re soft enough to poke with a knife or a fork, about 15 minutes. Strain and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425Β°F and grease or line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Transfer the potatoes to the baking sheet. (You may need two baking sheets.) Using a fork or a potato masher, press each one down until it’s smashed open. Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with sea salt then bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until golden brown and crispy on top.
  3. Meanwhile make the avocado aioli by combining all of the ingredients in a food processor and blending until smooth. Add water or more lemon juice if a thinner texture is desired. Serve the potatoes warm with the avocado aioli and fresh dill.

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Kellnl
    May 18, 2016 at 11:14 pm

    These were amazing!! So good! Soft and fluffy on the inside (like the best mashed potatoes without the calories in them) and super crispy on the outside–the absolute best combo!!!! I was skeptical about the aioli, only because I don’t usually like things like it, but it was divine and paired wonderfully with the potatoes!

    • Reply
      Sarah Cook
      May 24, 2016 at 6:37 pm

      Yay! I’m so happy you enjoyed them. Thank you for the feedback! πŸ™‚

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