YIELDS: 4  Servings PREP TIME: 2 mins COOK TIME: 36 mins TOTAL TIME: 38 mins

These Cast Iron Smashed Potatoes are crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and so darn good! The perfect side dish to serve alongside a steak.


1 lb red and yellow Yukon potatoes 
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Garlic salt, to taste

Large pot
Cast iron skillet
Potato masher


  1. Boil the potatoes for about 20 minutes, until tender. Drain. 
  2. Heat a bit of ghee in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. 
  3. Add the potatoes and and smash each one using a potato masher or large fork. 
  4. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and garlic salt and let cook for about 8 minutes, until a crust forms on the bottom. 
  5. Carefully flip the potatoes over and continue cooking for another 5-8 minutes, until crispy on the bottom. 
  6. Remove from heat and serve!