"Smashed Potatoes" also known as BATATAS A MURRO is a traditional Portuguese Dish. Infuse them with Rosemary and serve them with Feta Cheese.
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Author: Sandhya Hariharan
1kgCo-op King Edward Potatoes
Juice of 1 lime
Sea Salt & pepper as needed
3-4 TbspParmesan Cheese as needed
1/4Cupof Olive Oil
150gCrumbled Feta Cheese
Wash & Scrub Potatoes well and boil them in enough water with 1/2 Tsp of Salt until fork tender.
In a small bowl, add Olive Oil, juice of a lime, a good pinch of salt, pepper, and finely grated garlic. Mix well and set it aside.
Preheat the oven to 180 C. On a large baking sheet place the smashed potatoes carefully, generously drizzle half the olive oil mixture over them, rosemary and garlic. Bake them in the oven for 20 minutes.
Sprinkle a generous serving of grated parmesan on the potatoes and return the potatoes to the oven for 10-14 minutes until they melt and render a crispy texture on the top.
Serve the Smashed Potatoes with some Crumbled Feta Cheese and Rosemary. Enjoy them on its own or serve them along with the main meal. They still work as a treat.