Everyone has their favorite way to prepare brownies and mashed potatoes, and just like there are people who go straight for fudgier versions of the chocolate treats, there are people who swear by super creamy mashed potatoes. While we respect the recipes you swear by, we’re convinced this new variation on the classic dinner side dish is sure to win over every mashed potato fan.
Crunchy, roasted exteriors in these spuds break open to reveal fluffy, creamy insides, giving everyone sitting around the dinner table something to love. But the true secret to the perfect crunchy to creamy ratio is Jamie Oliver’s technique of mashing his potatoes halfway through the cooking process. Doing so increases the surface area of each potato, giving you more of a crust from the bottom of the pan.
Watch the video below to see his full technique and get ideas for different seasoning combinations.