Fiesta Potato Smashers

Fiesta Potato Smashers
Makes: 8 servings
Prep 5 mins Cook 30 mins
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Fiesta Potato Smashers
  • 5  small  Yukon gold potatoes and 5 small red potatoes or potato type of your choice (try russets, white or fingerlings)
  • 1  pint  sweet mini peppers (red, orange and yellow)
  • 8  sprigs  cilantro, picked from stems
  • 4  tablespoons  fat-free sour cream or fat-free Greek yogurt (optional)
  •  Cooking spray
  •  Salt, chili powder and freshly ground pepper to taste

1. Place whole potatoes (do not poke) into microwave-safe covered dish.

2. Microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes.

3. While potatoes are cooking, cut mini peppers into small 1/4-inch slices. Spray a nonstick pan with cooking spray and heat to medium. Add peppers and saute until they start to brown. Remove from pan and set aside.

4. Remove potatoes from microwave and using a layer of paper towels covering each potato, smash it on a cutting board until 1 3/4-inch thick. Helpful tip: Use the side of a coffee cup or flat cooking utensil to smash the potatoes.

5. Spray saute pan with cooking spray, heat on high and add smashed potatoes. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes until potatoes start to brown.

6. On a plate, place potatoes and layer with sour cream or yogurt (optional), peppers and cilantro. Dust with salt, chili powder and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (Fiesta Potato Smashers)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 50,
  • Fat, total (g) 0,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 0,
  • carb. (g) 11,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (RE) 82,
  • vit. C (mg) 41,
  • sodium (mg) 350,
  • Potassium (mg) 293,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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