Smashed Red Potatoes With Parmesan Basil Butter

Serve 4 as a side dish


12 small red potatoes
3 tbsp olive oil
Salt & pepper to taste
4 oz. unsalted butter
3 tbsp grated parmesan
1 tbsp chopped garlic
¼ cup chopped basil (fresh)
Salt & pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a mixing bowl, add red potatoes, olive oil and salt and pepper.Toss to cover potatoes. Then place on a baking sheet. Cook potatoes until largest potatoes are
soft to the touch, approximately 25-30 minutes.

While potatoes are cooking use a mixer to whip the butter, shredded parmesan, chopped garlic, chopped basil and salt and pepper.

Add the roasted potatoes to bowl and with a large spoon, smash potatoes to a rough mash.

The DesBarres Manor Inn Chef recommends these with the Blue Cheese Crusted Beef Tenderloin.

This recipe was created by Shaun Zwarun, Executive Chef at DesBarres Manor Inn, an 1837 luxury historic inn in the seacoast village of Guysborough, Nova Scotia. Call 902-533-2099.

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