this a traditional portuguese side dish ;we call them beaten potatoes because we really punch them ...loool...is a great dish to do when we are stress out ...loool
boil the potatoes in salty water until they tender
put the potatoes in a oven pan and give a punch on each one with your knuckles...loool...ya ....funny ...
on a small pan put the olive oil ;garlic diced ; paprika;bay leave ;salt and pepper stir and bring to a boil to aloud all the ingredients to flavor the olive oil
cover with aluminum foil and take to oven at 350Ffor 20minutes
sprinkle with diced parsley and serve