Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

This is the perfect sie or any meat dish.  You might have to us less garlic for the kids but they love it!

This recipe is scaled for two but can be easily doubled for more servings.

1 pound baking potatoes (russets, yukon gold)
1 talespoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
2 cloves minced garlic
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Bake the potatoes for one hour then set aside to cool.

Heat oil over medium heat.  Add garlic and oregano and cook for about 5 minutes.

Cut potatoes in half long-way and spoon insides into bowl.  Discard Skins. Add oil mixture and salt to potatoes. Mash well.  Add milk small amounts at a time while mashing (you don't have to use all the milk).  Continue mashing until fluffy.  Stir in Chives.

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