Smashed potatoes are an easy, savory finger food that you can customize with toppings, dips, and seasonings. Try this variation with peanut dip—ready in 20 minutes. Love a good dip? Try our other variations like saffron aioli dip, edamame and white bean dip, chickpea delight dip, green pea and mint dip, or herby aioli dip.

10 mins
10 mins


  • Slotted spatula



  • 1.5 lbs Little Potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper

Peanut Dip:

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1-inch piece ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp sambal or sriracha


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 450 °F. Pierce the potatoes with a fork twice each.

  • Step 2

    Microwave for seven minutes on high heat.

  • Step 3

    Using a slotted spatula, gently squish the potatoes to make them a little flat.

  • Step 4

    Gently toss potatoes in olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, flipping halfway on a parchment lined baking sheet.

  • Step 5

    While potatoes are roasting, blend all of the ingredients for the peanut dip in a food processor.

  • Step 6

    Serve peanut dip on the side of the smashed potatoes and enjoy!