Olive Oil Smashed Potatoes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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2 pounds small Yukon gold potatoes

3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 lemon, zested

Salt and pepper


  1. Put the potatoes in a large saucepan with salted cold water to cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and return to the pot. Smash the potatoes with a large fork or potato masher.
  2. Add lemon zest and olive oil. Fold into potatoes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
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