Crunchy new potatoes

Crunchy new potatoes

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(55 ratings)

Ready in 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Jazz up potatoes for no-fuss entertaining

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal137
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs20g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.03g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 12-16 small-medium new potatoes, unpeeled

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tsp paprika

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Boil the potatoes for 10 mins, then drain well. Arrange on a baking sheet, then crush each one lightly with a potato masher. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Bake for 20 mins until crispy.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (50)

Strawberrysquash0's picture
5

They looked good, were very tasty and no hassle - which is the part I like. Will definitely do again. Thank you :-)

FreyaT's picture
5

So easy and so delicious, with or without the paprika. Very adaptable for different occasions, try it with your roast dinner.

livvykins21's picture

Delicious! Par-boiled for 10 mins and then in a 200C oven for 1 hour, with rosemary and garlic. Absolutely fab!

loveislove's picture

Made it for the first time tonight. So easy and yet soooooo delicious! I added some grated cheddar and sour cream. Definitely will do it again.

mrfrankowski's picture
5

Great recipe! Quick and easy. Served with my Sunday roast and it was a winner.

teammoulton's picture
5

Love this recipe, have it at least once a week. My other half would have it every day given the option.

carol362636's picture
5

Made loads of times - really bash them to get burnt bits which we all fight for!

danirace's picture
5

I will never make new potatoes unless they are like this! - Superb.

jodietaber's picture
4

Very simple and really quite nice.

judikirk's picture
5

I steamed my potatoes for 10 minutes, and had a similar experience to some others - the potatoes were still too hard to crush and had a tendency to fly across the worktop!

I felt they would need a little longer cooking time, so I put them in the oven for 15 minutes, then tried to crush them - and they looked just like the picture.

I roasted for a further 25 minutes and they were perfect - crisp and tasty on the outside and fluffy inside.

I didn't use as much oil as suggested, just a generous drizzle and it was fine.

mariane's picture

I make these all the time, but miss out the paprika. I can't seem to get it right - ends up too spicy!

helenmacbeth's picture
5

This is a lovely recipe and a huge hit with my guests!

wigram's picture
5

Cooked to go with veal recipe. Careful when using masher that they do not totally disintegrate! Very nice but needed a lot more baking than 20mins (I doubled the time) - added unpeeled cloves of garlic instead of paprike and squeezed them out when serving - scrummy to eat with very close friends!!

joannie123's picture
5

Lovely! really easy and a nice change

marktoye's picture
5

A really nice alternative way of cooking new potatoes. Lovely!

maacka's picture
5

Great potatoes!

rosenstielj's picture
5

I cooked the potatoes whole. My husband said they were nice for being less fatty than roast potatoes usyally are. Woud definitely try again.

bethocallaghan's picture
5

Really lovely.

Pages

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (1)

Daisyjoy's picture
3.75

Loved this simple recipe but only gave 4 stars as I changed the timings - I boiled them for about 15 mins and roasted for about 40 mins. They were lovely and I'll definitely do them again! Though with a stock cube sprinkled over instead of paprika as my kids aren't so keen...

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

About BBC Good Food

We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

Our recipes

All our recipes are tested thoroughly by us to make sure they’re suitable for your kitchen at home. We know many of you are concerned about healthy eating, so we send them to a qualified nutritionist for thorough analysis too.

Tell us what you think…

Love the new look or think we’ve missed the mark? We want to hear your thoughts – good and bad – to make sure we make the new website as useful as possible.

Magazine

Subscribe to BBC Good Food magazine and get triple-tested recipes delivered to your door, every month.

Events

Discover a BBC Good Food Show near you.

On TV

See your favourite chefs on Sky Channel 247, Virgin TV 260 and find their recipes at goodfoodchannel.co.uk

Follow us

Join the BBC Good Food community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google Plus.