Mini Smashed Potato Bites

Yield: Makes 2-3 dozen potato bites

Consider these the miniature potato portions the love child of a baked potato and a smashed potato. Easy to make, and even easier to impress with, they work well as an appetizer for any casual get-together and make for a memorable side dish for a more proper holiday dinner.


2-3 dozen baby potatoes, boiled until soft

4-5 Tbs (60-75 mL) olive oil

1-2 tsp seasoning salt

2 cups (500 mL) sour cream

6-7 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled

1-2 cups of shredded cheese

3-4 green onions, chopped


  1. Pre-heat oven to 450ยบ F
  2. Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper. Brush olive oil over the parchment paper
  3. Place potatoes on baking sheet and gently flatten them using a potato masher, making sure to try and keep them together. Repeat, keeping potatoes approximately 1 cm apart until you have all the potatoes on the baking sheets, then drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with seasoning salt
  4. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until browned and very crispy. Remove and cool slightly
  5. Top each potato with sour cream, bacon, cheese and green onions. Place on a serving plate and let everyone help themselves

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