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Fiesta Potato Smashers

  • Ready Time: 35min
    7 Reviews
  • Prep Time: 5min
    Cook Time: 30min
  • Potato Type: RedsYellow
    Cuisine: American
  • Serves: 8
    Prep Method: Pan FriedMicrowave
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Description

As seen in popular women’s and cooking magazines! Yellow and red smashed potatoes with sweet peppers, cilantro and a hint of chili powder.

Ingredients

  • 5 small yellow potatoes and 5 small red potatoes or potato type of your choice (try russets, white or fingerlings)
  • 1 pint sweet mini peppers (red, orange and yellow)
  • 8 sprigs cilantro, picked from stems
  • 4 Tablespoons of fat-free sour cream or fat-free Greek yogurt (optional)
  • Salt, chili powder and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Cooking spray

Preparation
Prep Time: 5min | Cook Time: 30min

  1. Place whole potatoes (do not poke) into microwave-safe covered dish.
  2. Microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. While potatoes are cooking, cut mini peppers into small 1/4-inch slices.
  4. Spray a nonstick pan with cooking spray and heat to medium.
  5. Add peppers and saute until they start to brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
  6. 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.
  7. Helpful tip: Use the side of a coffee cup or flat cooking utensil to smash the potatoes.
  8. Spray saute pan with cooking spray, heat on high and add smashed potatoes.
  9. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes until potatoes start to brown.
  10. On a plate, place potatoes and layer with sour cream or yogurt (optional), peppers and cilantro.
  11. Dust with salt, chili powder and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories50
Sodium350mg
Vitamin C.7%
Fiber1g
Protein1g
Potassium293mg

7 Reviews

dana wesselman 7 years ago

very good. t.y.

dana wesselman 7 years ago

very good. t.y.

P J New Braunfels, TX 6 years ago

Simple/ Fast/ Fun

P J New Braunfels, TX 6 years ago

Simple/ Fast/ Fun

Sherry 6 years ago

FANTASTIC and easy. Try adding some parmesan cheese and brown then add your peppers....yummy!!!

Sherry 6 years ago

FANTASTIC and easy. Try adding some parmesan cheese and brown then add your peppers....yummy!!!

Wendy 6 years ago

10 small potatoes - 8 servings? 1 1/4 small potato per person - what did I miss?

Wendy 6 years ago

10 small potatoes - 8 servings? 1 1/4 small potato per person - what did I miss?

Marilyn Whiteman 6 years ago

Even we New Mexicans don't want chile in everything; also, we are those who because of genetics find cilantro has an...Read Full Review

Marilyn Whiteman 6 years ago

Even we New Mexicans don't want chile in everything; also, we are those who because of genetics find cilantro has an unpleasant taste. Sorry.

sandra kornemann 4 years ago

sounds great. but I think that is not a potatoes for a serving of eight unless you are making these as...Read Full Review

sandra kornemann 4 years ago

sounds great. but I think that is not a potatoes for a serving of eight unless you are making these as an appertizer(wrong spelling). potatoes are good for you. we raised yukons and reds in the garden this year

cm 4 years ago

used small white potatoes 4 for 3 of us. excellent

cm 4 years ago

used small white potatoes 4 for 3 of us. excellent

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