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Grilled Smashed Potatoes

Ruby and Golden Mini Potatoes cooked in chicken broth, then smashed and cooked on the grill with butter, and coarse salt. Absolutely delicious and addictive side dish. Simple recipe anyone of any skill level can make.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword grilled smashed potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 314 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. If you have a side burner on your grill you can use that. If not you can boil them on your stove prior to grilling.
  2. In a large stock pot place the clean potatoes and fill with cold water until it's a couple of inches above the potatoes. Add chicken broth and some salt to the water. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook until the potatoes are fork tender. This should take around 20 minutes or so.
  3. Drain the potatoes and allow to cool slightly, for about 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. Now spray a rimmed cookie sheet with non stick spray liberally.
  5. On the counter or a cutting board start to smash the potatoes and then transfer them to the cookie sheet. You can use the palm of your hand. I actually use the blunt end of a rolling pin. Works beautifully. You want to press hard enough to break the skin and flatten slightly, but you still want the potatoes to resemble a potato.
  6. Once they potatoes are all smashed and on the cookie sheet you can drizzle with olive oil. Then top with pieces of cold butter, scatter them about the pan so there's some butter all over.
  7. Place on a preheated medium heat grill. The pan slips nicely right on the bottom grill grate. Pop the lid down and cook for about 5 minutes. Lift the lid, flip them over with a long handled spatula and put the lid back down for another 3 to 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from grill and toss salt and pepper over top.
  9. Serve with a big old carb loving smile!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is a rough estimate. Different brands and ingredients will impact the final calculation. 

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Nutrition Facts
Grilled Smashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 314 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Potassium 993mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 4.7%
Vitamin C 38.9%
Calcium 2.7%
Iron 9.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.