These smashed potatoes will sure to be a hit at your dinner table. This recipe makes 8 small smashed potatoes, but is recommended to serve four. Why? Because one is never enough.
- 8 peeled new or small potatoes
- Salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh green onion
- Red Pepper Aoili
- 1 cup raw cashews
- 1/4 cup nutritional yeast (optional)
- 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
- 1 Tbsp miso paste
- 3/4-1 cup water
- 1/2 roasted red pepper
Pre-heat oven to 425F.
Boil water and cook potatoes for 20 minutes or until they become soft.
While potatoes are boiled, blend together cashews, yeast, salt, miso paste, and water in blender until smooth.
Once potatoes are cooked, strain water. Place potatoes on baking sheet and flatten slightly, breaking the skin of the potato.
Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
Bake in oven alongside half of a red pepper for 20 minutes.
Once finished cooking, place red pepper in blender with cashew mixture and blend until smooth.
Serve potatoes with a drizzle of roasted red pepper sauce and garnish with fresh green onion.