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Crispy Parmesan Smashed Potatoes with Feta Dip


Crispy Parmesan Smashed Potatoes make a perfect snack or a side to your favourite meal. And when I say “crispy” I really mean it!

extra crispy smashed potatoes with feta dip

How to make the most Crispy Smashed Potatoes?

With a simple smashing method these Crispy Parmesan Smashed Potatoes are made to be perfect. Start from parboiling potatoes in salted water until fork tender. Then place them on a baking tray and smash each potato. Brush with parmesan and olive oil mixture with addition of some herbs and spices. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes until golden and perfectly crispy!

The most crispy potatoes I have ever made!

These potatoes are chunky, cheesy and full of flavour in each bite. With the tangy herb dip that you can easily make at home, these will be the most addicting plateful of roasted potatoes you’ve ever had! And if you craving other potato recipes check out Parmesan Potatoes and the most popular Smashed Potatoes recipes.

This recipe makes 2 small servings to enjoy as a snack or a side.

Please let me know how your Smashed Potatoes turn out in the comments! I love hearing from you.

Crispy Parmesan Smashed Potatoes with Whipped Feta Herb Dip

Recipe by Magda | yummytitbitsCourse: Dinner, Sides, SnacksDifficulty: Easy


Total time




  • Parmesan Smashed Potatoes:
  • 500 g baby potatoes

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 80 ml extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 tbsp parmesan cheese, freshly grated

  • Herbs and spices: 1 tsp dried oregano, 1 tsp smoked paprika powder, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

  • Whipped Feta Herb Dip:
  • 100 g feta cheese

  • 200 g greek yogurt

  • 1 clove garlic

  • handful fresh parsley, dill and chives

  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

  • 1/4 lemon, juiced


  • Parmesan Smashed Potatoes:
  • Wash potatoes under running water and clean any dirt and sprouts. Transfer to a pot and cover with cold water. Add salt and boil about 12-15 minutes until fork tender.
  • Preheat oven to 2000C (4000F). Place parboiled potatoes on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Smash each potato with a glass until thin (they might fall apart slightly, but do not worry about it).
  • In a small bowl combine olive oil, parmesan, herbs and spices. Brush over each smashed potato. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven. Let them sit for about 2-3 minutes then serve with whipped feta herb dip.
  • Whipped Feta Herb Dip:
  • Place feta cheese, greek yogurt, garlic, fresh herbs and lemon juice in a food processor. Process until smooth.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and enjoy with smashed potatoes!


  • For extra crispy results smash potatoes very thin. Do not worry if they fall apart – they will set during roasting.


What temperature to bake crispy potatoes at?

The best temperature for baking potatoes in the oven is 2000C / 4000F. If the oven is too hot the potatoes will burn before they crisp up.

How to get crispy potatoes in the oven?

Getting perfect potatoes from the oven is easy if you follow a few simple steps. Firstly, make sure to parboil potatoes until fork tender. They need to be soft enough to smash. Secondly, use smashing method to achieve thin, flat potatoes that will crisp up quicker. Additionally, even when you using parchment paper, brush each potato with olive oil. Fat helps to achieve perfect crispiness without burning potatoes.

Will potatoes crispy on a parchment paper?

Yes, you can get them perfectly crispy on a parchment paper! All you have to do is use olive oil to brush the potatoes before baking.

Can I make crispy potatoes in the air fryer?

Yes, you can use air fryer and still get amazing results. Air fry potatoes for about 15-20 minutes in 2000c / 4000F until golden brown.

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