Greek Inspired Smashed Potatoes

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Get ready to fall in love with these crispy, golden potatoes seasoned with a Greek twist! You’re about to discover your new go-to potato recipe. Smashed potatoes took TikTok by storm, and once you taste these, you’ll know exactly why. They’re the perfect side dish for any meal!

Greek Inspired Smashed Potatoes

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Servings 8


  • 1.5 to 2 pounds of Yukon gold potatoes about 15 potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of melted unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of coriander
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of allspice
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper


  • Tzatziki
  • Chopped pepperoncinis
  • Crumbled feta cheese
  • Dill


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, melted butter, minced garlic, oregano, coriander, paprika, cumin, allspice, chili powder, salt, and black pepper.
  • Place the potatoes in a pot of water and salt the water.
  • Bring the pot to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 20 to 25 minutes until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.
  • Drain the water and let the potatoes sit in the pot for 5 minutes to dry.
  • Transfer the potatoes to a non-stick baking tray.
  • Flatten the potatoes using the bottom of a flat cup or small plate. If they stick, spray a little oil on the surface first.
  • Coat the potatoes evenly with the marinade from earlier, making sure to get underneath for crispiness.
  • Bake in the oven for 45 to 55 minutes until golden and crispy all over.
  • Once out of the oven, top with feta cheese, dill, tzatziki, and pepperoncinis if desired. Remember, toppings are optional!

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