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    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes

    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 Potato Recipes 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!!

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes

    1. 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!

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    2. Latkes

    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!

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    3. Steak Fries

    These easy homemade Steak Fries are the perfect healthy side dish that tastes great and goes with a variety of mains. Or you can just enjoy them on their own with your favorite dipping sauce!

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    4. 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!

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    5. Lebanese 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.

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    6. 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!

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    7. Jamaican Curry Chicken

    Chicken and potatoes, everyone’s favorite comfort food… Curry it!! You will be amazed how much flavor you get in every single bite. Bring home these fresh and delicious Caribbean flavors, they are extremely straightforward and easy to cook.

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    8. Colcannon

    Colcannon is an easy and nutritious Irish side dish featuring mashed potatoes mixed with sautéed cabbage. Some variations include bacon, and we just couldn’t resist adding it to ours!

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    9. 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.

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    10. 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.

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    11. Stamppot (Dutch National Dish)

    Stamppot – Now here’s a twist on your mashed potatoes! This national dish of the Netherlands is a comfort food you need in your life. 

    Potatoes mashed with other veggies and typically topped with smoked sausage, stamppot is a simple and humble dish. But somehow this flavor combination works perfectly.

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    12. Creamy Vegetable Korma

    Korma is just what you want for curry nights. And if it’s plant based and full of veggie power, you’ve got yourself one delicious and nutritious meal for meatless nights. 

    This is a creamy cashew based curry with a medley of veggies and potatoes that would pair perfectly with rice or your favorite naan bread.

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    13. Steak Bites with Potatoes

    Steak and Potatoes, such a classic combo. Well no need to fire up the grill and oven both, we’ve combined the pair into one quick and easy skillet meal, Steak Bites with Potatoes!

    Tender, succulent steak bites along with perfectly caramelized potato chunks are a total match made in heaven.

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    14. Corned Beef Hash

    Who would think that just a few simple ingredients, basically just corned beef, potatoes and onion, tossed together in a skillet could be so good?

    This easy Corned Beef Hash recipe is the perfect use for your St. Patrick’s Day leftovers, and is equally great for breakfast or dinner.

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    15. New England Clam Chowder

    This New England Clam Chowder is the cozy bowl of seafood goodness you need in your life. The creamy, perfectly seasoned broth is loaded with clams and potatoes. Oh, and there’s bacon!

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    16. Carne Guisada (Latin Beef Stew)

    Carne Guisada is a Latin flavor bomb of a stew. Melt in your mouth tender chunks of beef along with veggies, potatoes and plenty of flavor enhancers.

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    17. Giniling (Filipino Picadillo)

    This pork Giniling, or Filipino Picadillo, is a classic Pinoy comfort food. Ground pork, potatoes and lots of veggies simmer in a tomato based sauce packed with great flavors. And it’s so easy!

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    18. The BEST Chuck Roast Recipe

    This beef Chuck Roast Recipe is the ideal meal for a special occasion, family get together, or a hearty Sunday dinner. 

    Melt in your mouth tender meat, along with carrots, potatoes and onions, braise low and slow in a perfectly seasoned wine infused broth.

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    19. Ham Bone Soup

    Put your holiday leftovers to good use with this Ham Bone Soup. It’s a hearty slow cooker or instant pot meal loaded with veggies and great flavors!

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    20. Hungarian Goulash

    This Hungarian Goulash is a rich beef and vegetable soup with bold and unique flavors from their famous Hungarian sweet paprika.

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    21. Cottage Pie

    This easy Cottage Pie just screams comfort food. Ground beef, and a variety of aromatic veggies cook in a savory gravy, then get topped with cozy mashed potatoes.

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    22. 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.

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    23. 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!

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    24. Albondigas Soup (Mexican Meatball Soup)

    This Albondigas Soup, or Mexican Meatball Soup, features plump meatballs and lots of veggies in a super flavorful broth. So comforting!

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    25. 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!

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    26. Filipino Chicken Asado (Kapampangan Style)

    This Filipino Chicken Asado is simple in nature, yet there are so many flavors going on at the same time. It’s a brilliant combination of tangy, sweet, sour and savory.

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    27. Lancashire Hotpot

    This Lancashire Hotpot is the epitome of British comfort food. Tender lamb braises in a flavorful gravy topped with thinly sliced potatoes that bake golden brown. It’s YUM!

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    28. Caldo de Res (Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup)

    Melt in your mouth beef simmered for hours in a beautifully flavored, yet delicately tasty, bone broth with loads of varied colorful vegetables and potatoes cooked to perfection… served in your biggest available bowl to accommodate all the goodies.

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    29. Beef Tagine (Moroccan Beef Stew)

    This Moroccan beef stew tastes unlike any other beef stew you might have tried before. This is hearty and wholesome, slow cooked for hours, resulting in melt in your mouth succulent beef in a sauce that is magic.

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    30. Crispy Garlic Butter Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

    This is the 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.

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    31. 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.

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    32. Pierogi

    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.

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    33. 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.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    34. 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!

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    35. 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.

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    36. 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.

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    37. 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.

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    38. 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.

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    39. 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. 

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    40. 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.

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    41. 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.

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    42. 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.

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    43. 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.

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    44. 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.

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    45. Patatas Bravas Chilenos

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ foxandbriar

    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.

    Pin or bookmark this post so you can come back to all these potato recipes any time you think about cooking something with the your taters. Let us know if any of them become your regulars. Have fun…

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    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes

    Yield: 8-10 servings
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 25 minutes
    Total Time: 35 minutes

    This great collection of easy Potato Recipes will give you a whole new appreciation for the humble spud! For starters, try these simple mashed potatoes.


    • 4 lbs potatoes
    • 1.25 cups milk, warmed
    • 4 Tbsp butter, melted
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste


      1. Peel the potatoes and cut them into same size pieces and place them in a large pot full of cold water.
      2. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
      3. 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.
      4. Taste and season.


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