Do you ever get bored with eating potatoes? Me neither. This is one of the funnest root vegetables to cook with; you can do so much with the flavour, texture, and…well, structure.
This recipe is a staple for our family. It calls for only 5 ingredients and doesn’t need a lot of work. The flavour is right on point and the crispiness of the outside of the potato compliments the soft and warm texture on the inside. Yum!
10-15 petite yellow/white potatoes
1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Heat oven to 400° F.
Cover potatoes in a pot and bring to a boil, turn heat down to medium, and cook until soft.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and drizzle lightly with olive oil.
Drain potatoes and line up on the baking sheet.
With a potato masher (or a glass with a bit of oil on the bottom), gently press on the potato until it splits open.
Drizzle a bit of oil on the tops of the potatoes, season with red pepper flakes, thyme, salt, and pepper.
Cook until golden brown with crispy edges (approximately 20 min).