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Parmesan Crash Potatoes

Servings 6
Author From www.pickycook.com


  • 12 whole small or medium potatoes
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt To Taste
  • Black Pepper To Taste
  • Shredded Parmesan Cheese


  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add in as many potatoes as you wish to make and cook them until they are fork-tender.
  2. On a sheet pan, generously drizzle olive oil. Place tender potatoes on the cookie sheet leaving plenty of room between each potato.
  3. With a potato masher, gently press down each potato until it slightly mashes, rotate the potato masher 90 degrees and mash again.
  4. Brush the tops of each crushed potato generously with more olive oil. Sprinkle potatoes with kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper.
  5. Bake in a 450 degree oven for 20 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Take out of the oven and sprinkle the parmesan over the tops of the potatoes. Return to the oven and bake for another 3 - 5 minutes.