Note: To stop potatoes from sticking to the glass when smashing, put waxed paper between the glass and potato.
- Small potatoes, preferably new
- Oil or melted margarine
- Salt & pepper (opt)
- Sour cream or Salsa
♦ Scrub or peel potatoes. Boil until tender. Cool.
♦ On cutting board, using bottom of a heavy glass, gently smash each potato until slightly flattened, but not falling apart. Transfer to large plate or baking sheet. Refrigerate 4 to 8 hours.
♦ Place fingerlings on lightly greased baking sheet. Brush with oil or margarine. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Bake in 400ºF oven until brown, about 15 minutes. Turn potatoes over. Brush with oil or margarine. Bake until golden.
♦ Serve with sour cream or salsa.