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Potato Smashers

Yukon gold and red smashed potatoes with sweet peppers, cilantro and a hint of chili powder.


  • Yukon Gold Potatoes, small 5
  • Red Potatoes, small 5
  • Cooking Spray
  • Sweet mini peppers (red,orange,yellow) 1 pint
  • Cilantro, picked from stems 8 springs
  • Fat free sour cream or fat-free Greek yogurt 4 tablespoons (optional)
  • Salt, chili powder and freshly ground pepper to taste


Together: Place whole potatoes (do not poke) into microwave-safe covered dish. Microwave on high for 3 to 4 minutes.
Adults: While potatoes are cooking, cut mini peppers into small 1/4-inch slices.
Adults: Spray a nonstick pan with cooking spray and heat to medium. Add peppers and sauté until they start to brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
Adults: Remove potatoes from microwave and using a layer of paper towels covering each potato, smash it on a cutting board until 1 3/4-inch thick.
Adults: Spray sauté pan with cooking spray, heat on high and add smashed potatoes. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes until potatoes start to brown.
Kids: On a plate, place potatoes and layer with sour cream or yogurt (optional), peppers and cilantro. Dust with salt, chili powder and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

About this Recipe
  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
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