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Smashed Pea Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Smashed Pea Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

  • Author: Paige Adams
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40-45 minutes
  • Total Time: 50-55 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4


Smashed pea roasted fingerling potatoes are a spring side that takes advantage of convenient frozen peas, lemon juice and fresh herbs to enhance golden brown potatoes.


  • For potatoes
  • 2 pounds fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • For smashed peas
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. On a sheet pan, toss the potatoes with olive oil, salt and pepper. Arrange cut-side down in a single layer.
  3. Roast the potatoes until golden brown and tender when pierced with a knife, about 40-45 minutes.
  4. White the potatoes are roasting, simmer the frozen peas in salted boiling water until cooked through, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the peas to a large bowl. Add the lemon juice, minced garlic, salt and pepper and smash the peas with a potato masher or a fork. Stir in the parsley and chives.
  6. Fold the potatoes into the smashed peas.