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Easy Vegetable Sides: Smashed Potatoes With Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

Serves 6 45 minute prep time

By Sarah Wilson, RHN on December 8, 2015, categorized in Dinner, Sides & Appies

Easy Vegetable Sides: Smashed Potatoes With Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  • 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.

Sarah Wilson, RHN

Sarah is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Personal Trainer and works at Vega as a Product Specialist. Sarah educates from experience! Drawing on her retail leadership in the natural health industry, her own nutrition consulting, and a personal passion, she equips audiences with tools and inspiration to feel their absolute best from the inside, out. Specializing in sports and fitness recommendations, Sarah is active as a runner, playing soccer or enjoying the Rocky Mountains on her snowboard.
Sarah Wilson, RHN

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