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Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Lemon & Feta

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A Hint of Rosemary
I am a stay-at-home mom mom (sounds better than recently retired, don’t you think?) who loves to spend time in my kitchen.
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Here is a way to take potatoes to the next level. Delicious and full of flavor with a Greek spin. The recipe comes from Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest. I followed it closely with just a tweak here and there. Perfect side with beef, chicken & fish.

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Total Cooking Time

9

Ingredients
A Hint of Rosemary
I am a stay-at-home mom mom (sounds better than recently retired, don’t you think?) who loves to spend time in my kitchen.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
1/2
cut into 4 wedges
1/3 cup
Olive Oil , divided
2 cloves
Garlic , minced
1/4 cup
Chopped Oregano Leaves
to taste
Kosher Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
Fresh Basil , chopped
3/4 cup
Feta Cheese , sliced
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F ( 220 degrees C).
Step 2
On a large baking sheet, toss together the Baby Potatoes (6 cups) , Lemon (1/2) , Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) , and a generous pinch of salt. Place in the oven and roast for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender.
Step 3
Remove the lemon from the pan. Use the back of a spatula or a fork to gently press down on the potatoes, smashing them to about one fourth inch thickness.
Step 4
In a small bowl, combine Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) , Garlic (2 cloves) , and Oregano Leaves (1/4 cup) .
Step 5
Spoon the mixture evenly over the smashed potatoes. Season to taste with Kosher Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste) . Sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese (2 Tbsp) .
Step 6
Return the potatoes to the oven and roast another 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and crisp.
Step 7
Meanwhile, finely chop half or all of the roasted lemon (peel and all) and add to a small bowl along with the remaining Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) , Fresh Basil (2 Tbsp) , and a pinch of salt.
Step 8
Transfer the potatoes to a serving dish. Drizzle the potatoes with the lemon mixture and serve with Feta Cheese (3/4 cup) .

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