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Smashed Buttery Fingerling Potatoes with Shallots

Smashed fingerling potatoes, an amazing side dish for roast chicken, fish or steak.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 pound fingerling potatoes scrubbed clean with skin
  • 3 to 4 shallots chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon Herbs de Provence
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper


  • Melt a whole stick or 1/2 cup butter into a pan and saute 3 to 4 chopped shallots until they almost start turning golden. In the meantime, boil fingerling potatoes, drain and with the back of a heavy serving spoon, give a smash or a pop. Sounds crazy, but that what I do, only being careful to just smash the top not the whole potato. Put potatoes into the butter and shallots and give a good stir with plenty of salt and pepper. Season with Herbs de Provence.