This easy side dish works well with different types of potatoes.

Smashed Potatoes with Yogurt Topping

Course Side Dish
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb small-medium potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup plain yogurt Greek or regular
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • optional: chopped parsley or chive, garlic (fresh or powder), bell pepper or cucumber cut into small pieces


  • Preheat oven to 450˚ F.
  • Add potatoes to a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and cook until fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  • Drain potatoes and add to a parchment lined or lightly oiled baking sheet. Smash each potato with the back of a fork or a potato masher, making sure potatoes remain in one piece. Then drizzle or brush potatoes with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast in the oven until crisp and golden brown, about 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile mix yogurt with some salt and pepper and any optional ingredients you might have on hand.
  • Top each potato with yogurt sauce and serve immediately.
Keyword Potatoes
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