Smashed Potatoes with Basil Pesto

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  • 1 Bring the potatoes to the boil in a large pot of water and cook for 15 minutes or until a fork pierces through easily.
  • 2 Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180°C fan forced and line a large tray with baking paper. Prepare the basil pesto by blending all ingredients in a medium size blender until smooth.
  • 3 Evenly place cooked potatoes onto baking tray and lightly smash potatoes with the base of a ramekin. Drizzle with olive oil and bake for 25-30 minutes until golden. Sprinkle on Parmesan cheese and bake for a further 5 minutes. Serve with a good spoonful of basil pesto drizzled on top and a sprinkle of extra Lightly Dried Basil.