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Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Smashed Potatoes
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The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

If you have never tried smashed potatoes, consider this your sign! They are consistently a crowd pleaser and versatile, too!

Garlic Smashed Potatoes are the perfect addition to a holiday table, weeknight meal or dinner party spread. Each bite is buttery, garlicky, crunchy and oh-so delicious!

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Smashed Potatoes


  • 2 lbs. Yukon gold baby potatoes
  • 1 package Heinen’s garlic butter
  • 1 tsp. Heinen's olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsps. Heinen’s 24-month aged Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Fresh thyme, for serving


  1. Place the potatoes in a large pot of salted, boiling water. Cook for 20 minutes, until tender. Drain and pat try.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  3. Place the potatoes on a lined baking tray. Use a potato masher to lightly smash each potato.
  4. Mix together 1 package of Heinen’s garlic butter, 1 tsp. of olive oil, 2 minced garlic cloves, 2 Tbsp. of chopped fresh parsley, 1 tsp. of salt and 1/2 tsp. of black pepper. Spread the mixture over each potato.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes until crisp and golden brown. Serve with 2 Tbsp. of Heinen’s 24-month aged Parmigiano Reggiano and fresh thyme.

garlic smashed potatoes

Christina Musgrave

By Christina Musgrave

Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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