Recipe for Crushed Red Potatoes made with baby red potatoes

Smashed Red Potatoes

Red potato recipes make delicious homemade meals. Learn how to cook red potatoes with this twist on the traditional mashed potato recipe. 
Prep15 minutes
Cook15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Variety Fav(s) Ruby Sensation®
Cook Type Stove Top
Dish Type Comfort, Healthy
Quick, Easy, Convenient 30 Minutes or Less, 7 Ingredients or Less
Season Fall, Winter


  • 2 packages (24 oz. each) Tasteful Selections® potatoes, quartered
  • ½ c. reduced-fat sour cream
  • ¼ c. finely chopped shallots
  • ¼ c. fresh chopped parsley
  • 3 tbsp. low-fat milk
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


  • Cook potatoes in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until tender, 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine sour cream, shallots, parsley, milk, oil, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Stir until smooth and set aside.
  • Drain the potatoes and crush—but do not completely mash—potatoes with a potato masher or the back of a large spoon. Stir in the sour cream mixture. Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper.
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