Paprika Smashed Potatoes

These smashed potatoes, seasoned with paprika, garlic powder, and black pepper, are tender on the inside and crisp on the outside – a delicious side dish for any meal.
PREP TIME:5minutes 
COOK TIME:40minutes 
TOTAL TIME:45minutes 
YIELD: 4 servings
COURSE: Side Dish
CUISINE: American


  • 16 ounces baby gold potatoes (about 12 – 16 depending on the size)
  • kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Reynolds wrap heavy duty foil
  • chopped parsley (for garnish)


  • Place the potatoes in a medium pot and cover with cold water, add 1 teaspoon kosher salt. Bring to a boil and cook until a knife easily pierces to the center of each potato, about 18 – 20 minutes. Remove from water and dry, place on a clean work surface and gently press using the bottom of a glass to smash the potato.
  • Preheat the oven to 425F. Line a sheet pan with foil.
  • In a small bowl combine paprika, 1/2 teaspoon salt, black pepper and garlic powder. Place potatoes in a single layer on the prepared sheet pan. Lightly brush potatoes with oil and sprinkle both sides of each potato with spice mix.
  • Bake 20 minutes, turning halfway until crisp and golden. Garnish with parsley.


Serving: 4small potatoesCalories: 135kcalCarbohydrates: 20.5gProtein: 2.5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 0.5gSodium: 7.5mgFiber: 2.5gSugar: 1g
– W–W Points: 2
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