Potato – A most humble starchy thing!! The things you can do with these spuds are countless. They’re the most versatile thing in your kitchen and can go way beyond just mashed, fried or baked. They find their place on the most elaborate Thanksgiving tables to hurry up fast weeknight menus.
There is so much to choose from. From russet to Yukon to fingerlings to baby potatoes to red skins. All of them are a little different in their starch content, their skin color and have different end results from waxy to tender. Potatoes are very budget friendly and is an ultimate addon in everything and anything.
This list of Potato Recipes covers not only all your favorites from fries to roasted potatoes, but it has interesting ways like hasselback to smashed potatoes. This list will take care of your breakfasts to mains and everything in between. There is plenty to snack on, and lots of interesting new side dishes that you can try in your very kitchen with just one simple thing… A POTATO!!
1. Crispy Garlic Butter Parmesan Smashed Potatoes
We are starting the list with this new way to enjoy your spuds… the smash way!! These crispy garlic butter parmesan smashed potatoes are the most delicious side dish, right up there with wedges or fries. They are fluffy and soft on the inside with a buttery crispy outside, smothered in garlic butter and parmesan cheese! Try it one time and this one is going to be your go to potato dish in no time.
These potato latkes are traditional in eastern European Jewish households. Light, delicate and well seasoned, they are beautifully textured, as the grated potatoes and onions fry up with lacy, golden brown, crisp edges that fan outwards. Don’t wait for Hanukkah to enjoy these potato latkes. Crispy, yet tender, and perfectly seasoned, they’re a tasty treat any time of year!
3. Potato Croquettes
Anther party or Sunday snack. These Potato Croquettes are loaded with bacon and stuffed with two kinds of cheese. Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and sure to please anyone and everyone.
4. Cheese Fries
Looking for something easy for game day or party night? How about some fries loaded with all sort of good stuff! Stuff like cheese, bacon, scallions, and ranch dressing. Everybody loves fries by themselves and if you bring out this plate full of fries loaded up with toppings, they are going to disappear in no time.
5. Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins
Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins are crispy on the outside and filled with a spicy buffalo chicken and cheese mixture. Drizzle them with blue cheese dressing and buffalo sauce for a spicy hot party appetizer! Yumm…
6. Baked Garlic Herb Potato Wedges
Baked potato wedges that are crispy. No grease, no mess. So easy and they can be made in no time. Serve them with delicious a garlicky herby drizzling…
Pierogi are a famous Polish appetizer. They are stuffed dumplings filled with cheesy mashed potatoes and onion, boiled and then fried in butter, topped with bacon, more onions, and sour cream.
8. Rellenos De Papa (Picadillo-Studded Potato Fritters)
Papas Rellenas is very popular appetizer in Latin countries. They are mashed potato croquettes stuffed with flavorful picadillo (ground beef hash). They are fried to golden perfection on the outside while still creamy on the inside. Meat and potatoes join together to form the perfect appetizer!
9. Homemade French Fries
There is so much fun making your own homemade French Fries. These homemade fries are potatoes that are cut into sticks and deep fried until golden brown, then sprinkled with seasoning. Great for some burger night.
10. Sausage Potato Hash
This Sausage Potato Hash recipe is perfect for breakfast or brunch! Served with fried eggs, it’s a hearty, comforting, delicious meal and super simple to make.
11. Spanish Omelette (Spanish Tortilla)
Upgrade your omelette game! Crispy, fried potatoes and eggs make up this popular Spanish Omelette, called Tortilla in Spanish. Perfect for picnics, parties, BBQ’s, or your traditional Tapas menu!
12. Garlic Butter Herb Steak Bites with Potatoes
This super simple meal is going to be everybody’s favorite. This is a skillet full of tender garlic and herb seasoned steak with potatoes. All you need is a side of crusty bread or dinner rolls.
13. Shephard’s Pie
Looking for a special night meal? Your answer is good old Shepherd’s Pie. Nothing can get as delicious and hearty as this dish. Flavorful meat and vegetables in a rich gravy topped with cheesy mashed potatoes and baked until golden. Looks perfect.
14. Skillet Chicken & Potatoes
This skillet Chicken and Potatoes is a super easy weeknight dinner with loads of flavor from the fresh thyme, garlic and lemon butter sauce. Super easy potato recipe with some protein thrown in.
15. Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Now this is the ultimate cozy and comfort food to come home to. Let this pot roast cook slow and low in your crockpot all day and create that magic at dinner time. Pot Roast is just classic, homestyle, stick to your ribs good food made with basic, real ingredients.
16. Sausage Potato Casserole
This hearty casserole combines two comfort food staples, sausage and potatoes. Add in a generous helping of veggies, some Italian flavorings and you have one great complete meal!
17. Guinness Beef Stew
Who doesn’t like a nice steaming pot of stew? Melt in your mouth beef, hearty veggies, and an amazing Guinness stout based gravy. So comforting!
18. Skillet Steak with Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
Do you know you can whip up a cracking meal with just 5 ingredients? With perfectly golden brown, crisp, rosemary roasted potatoes and the most amazing buttery skillet steak!
19. Tater Tot Casserole
Tater tot casserole? Your kids are going to love this one! Layers of amazing flavor combine for an easy and delicious dinner any night of the week! You can pull this one together pretty quick if you have some ground beef and a bag of tater tots in your freezer.
20. Greek Chicken & Potatoes
Another super easy meal for busy weeknights. This Greek chicken and potatoes is a one pan meal with marinated garlic and herb chicken and tender potatoes, all roasted to golden brown perfection.
21. Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes
Here the potatoes are cooked with crumbled Italian sausage in the slow cooker until tender and flavorful and then covered in plenty of cheese. These Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes make a great side dish to share with a crowd or it’s filling enough for a complete meal when paired with some crusty bread and salad.
22. Japanese Beef Curry
Believe it or not, curry is considered a national dish in Japan. This Japanese Beef Curry has a milder and sweeter flavor than the curries of India and the Caribbean, but it’s equally packed with flavor.
23. Dublin Coddle
Dublin Coddle is an Irish classic. Loaded with potatoes, sausage and rich and satisfying flavors. This is what you call comfort food! Looking for some authentic Irish fare for your St. Patrick’s day feast? Look no further than this hearty and cozy Dublin coddle.
24. Garlic Steak & Cheesy Bacon Potato Hash Foil Packs
Garlic steak & cheesy bacon potato hash foil packs are two favorites cooked in one pack! No pans to wash up afterwards! This is an easy new way to impress your guests.
25. Mexican Picadillo
Picadillo is magic in a pot with ground beef, carrots, potatoes, and peas. There are many versions of picadillo in Latin speaking countries, this is the Mexican style. You can not only have it over rice, but can be enjoyed in tacos, burritos, empanadas.
26. Pakistani Aloo Keema (Ground Beef & Potato Curry)
Aloo Keema means Ground Beef & Potato Curry. This is a traditional, authentic, homestyle one-pot beef keema curry recipe that’s simple, easy-to make, and gives the most tender, flavorful dish.
27. Sautéed Spinach and Potatoes (Aloo Palak)
Simple sautéed spinach and potatoes with onion, tomatoes and a few Indian spices. Potatoes and spinach together have never tasted good before.
28. Zuppa Toscana
This hearty and comforting soup is based on the version made famous by Olive Garden. A creamy concoction made with potatoes, sausages and green kale, it’s all topped with some parmesan and bacon. JUST ONE WORD… YUMM!
29. The Ultimate Creamy Potato Soup
An easy and delicious creamy potato soup recipe that can be made in just one pot! Loaded with bacon and creamy potato goodness, this is a favorite comfort food in my household.
30. Smoky Potato & Kale Soup
This super simple Smoky Potato and Kale Soup is the perfect for nights when you’re craving something warming. Spanish sausage simmered in a garlicky smoked paprika broth with potatoes, kale, a touch of lemon, and Manchego cheese. Serve each steaming bowl of soup with crusty bread. You are all set.
31. Bahamian Boiled Fish
How does a nice hearty bowl of seafood goodness sound? Don’t let the name deceive you, this Bahamian staple is anything but boring! Hearty, flaky fish simmered in a delicious broth with potatoes, onions, tons of lime juice and a bit of hot kick. This is classic island comfort food!
32. Ajiaco Colombiano – Colombian Chicken and Potato Soup
Ajiaco is Colombian Chicken and Potato Soup. It’s a popular Sunday meal and at family celebrations. It is made with corn on the cob, cilantro, and guascas, a herb from the daisy family used in Colombian cuisine.
33. Creamy Ham & Potato Soup
Warm up with a big bowl of this creamy ham & potato soup. It is creamy without the actual use of cream. Learn a trick how to do that. All the goodness without extra calories.
34. Potato Rosti
Learn how to make the perfect Potato Rosti, crispy with delicious flavors. Rosti is a Swiss dish made with shredded potatoes pan fried in a skillet and cut up to serve as side to main dish.
35. Olivier Salad (Russian Potato Salad)
The most delicious potato salad recipe ever! Olivier salad is an easy and delicious Russian potato salad made with potatoes, carrots, eggs, sausage and peas! It’s dressed with creamy mayonnaise and fresh dill. This Russian staple dish can be served as a side dish or enjoyed on its own.
36. Cheesy Loaded Hasselback Potatoes
A Hasselback potato is a potato that is thinly sliced, but not all the way through, before baking. The result is almost like a whole bunch of thick chewy potato chips lined up for eating. Just one look and I’m sure you’re ready to bake your potato this way, the Hasselback way.
37. The Best Potato Salad Recipe
A good potato salad need just few simple ingredients. All you do is boil and cut the potatoes and mix in everything in a big bowl. This one is as classic as it gets.
38. Loaded Baked Potatoes Foil Packs
Tender seasoned grilled potatoes topped with all the fixings of a baked potato, these Loaded Baked Potato Foil Packs are the ultimate side dish for any favorite grilled entrée!
39. Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Creamy, buttery, fluffy mash! Everybody’s favorite side dish. This time we are ramping up the flavor with goat cheese. Your holiday spread has never been so tasty!
40. Scalloped Potatoes
Beautiful, perfectly cooked Scalloped Potatoes are a classic that you’ll fall in love with after just one bite! Tender, thinly sliced potatoes are baked in a rich, creamy sauce for a side dish that’s excellent to serve alongside any main course and is a must-make for the holidays.
41. Potato Bread
This Potato Bread is fluffy and soft on the inside, with a crusty golden exterior. You’ll be surprised at how easy this bread is to make and how simple and short the ingredient list is! Perfect for novice bakers.
42. Creamy Potato Gratin
Amazingly rich, creamy, buttery and completely addictive! This potato gratin could be a side to your weeknight meal or your holiday table. Everybody will go for seconds for these creamy potatoes.
43. Pesto Potato Salad
This Pesto Potato Salad is mayo free, and uses a lemony basil pesto. The pesto includes plenty of garden fresh basil, parmesan cheese, fresh lemon, a little garlic, and lots of flaky sea salt. This one is perfect to get all the attention at the potlucks or summer BBQ parties coming your way.
44. Patatas Bravas Chilenos (Chile Potatoes)
Patatas Bravas Chilenos is a Latin American interpretation of the classic Spanish tapas dish, Patatas Bravas. With fresh jalapeño peppers and a tangy tomato dressing, these spicy potatoes are the perfect side dish for meat, poultry or fish.
45. Lebanese Batata Harra
We’re ending this fabulous list of potato recipes with one of our favorites, Batata Harra. Add an exotic twist to your everyday potatoes with this Lebanese delight. Packed full of flavors, if you love fresh herbs this batata harra may be your new favorite side dish.
Aren’t all these creations from potatoes outstanding? The beauty of it is, all of these potato recipes are very, very simple. Just select any and start cooking through this amazing collection.
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- 4 lbs potatoes
- 1.25 cups milk, warmed
- 4 Tbsp butter, melted
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Peel the potatoes and cut them into same size pieces and place them in a large pot full of cold water.
- Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
- Drain the potatoes and mash them by hand. Add in warm milk a little at a time, melted butter, salt and pepper and keep on mashing until smooth.
- Taste and season.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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