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Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Whipped Herb Ricotta

Smashed potatoes - crispy, crunchy, and addicting! Paired with whipped herb ricotta blended with feta cheese for a delicious dip.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 305kcal
Author: Britney


  • Calphalon Performance Cool Touch Air Fry Oven optional
  • Calphalon ActiveSense Blender optional


  • 3 lbs creamer potatoes
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp parsley fresh, chopped
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • ½ tsp rosemary
  • Olive oil
  • salt and pepper as desired

Whipped Herb Ricotta

  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup feta
  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 2 tbsps lemon juice
  • 3 tbsps garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsps dill freshly chopped
  • 1 tbsp parlsey freshly chopped
  • 1 tbsp chives freshly chopped
  • salt


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil, about 8 cups of water. Add baking soda and pinch of salt. Add potatoes and boil for 20-25 minutes, until fork tender but not mushy.
  • Drain potatoes and place on a baking sheet. Sheet each potatoes with the bottom of a cup or place a baking sheet on top of all of the potatoes to smash them all at once.
  • Combine seasonings in a small bowl and sprinkle on top of the potatoes and drizzle olive oil on top. Roast in the oven or air fryer for 20-25 minutes, until golden with crisp edges. Then remove baking sheet from the oven and flip the potatoes over and roast in the oven for an additional 10 minutes.
  • In a blender, add ricotta, sour cream, feta, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic cloves, dill, parsley, chives, and salt. Blend together until all ingredients incorporated.
  • Serve smashed potatoes with whipped herb ricotta.


  • Use a variety of small potatoes including red potatoes, baby golden potatoes, and creamer potatoes.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 1086mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 741IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 2mg