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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 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. Crispy Garlic Butter Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    2. Latkes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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. Potato Croquettes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    4. Cheese Fries

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ iambaker

    5. Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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…

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen.

    6. Baked Garlic Herb Potato Wedges

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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…

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    7. Pierogi

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ iamhomesteader

    8. Rellenos De Papa (Picadillo-Studded Potato Fritters)

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - rellenoes de papas.

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ senseandedibility

    9. Homemade French Fries

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.


    10. Sausage Potato Hash

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    11. Spanish Omelette (Spanish Tortilla)

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - Spanish omelette.

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites


    12. Garlic Butter Herb Steak Bites with Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - steak bites.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    13. Shephard’s Pie

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - shepherd'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.

    Get the Recipe @ bellyfull

    14. Skillet Chicken & Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - skillet chicken and 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.

    Get the Recipes @ savingdessert

    15. Slow Cooker Pot Roast

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    16. Sausage Potato Casserole

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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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    17. Guinness Beef Stew

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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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    18. Skillet Steak with Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - skillet steak with rosemary 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!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    19. Tater Tot Casserole

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ momontimeout

    20. Greek Chicken & Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - Greek chicken and 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.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    21. Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ chelseasmessyapron

    22. Japanese Beef Curry

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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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    23. Dublin Coddle

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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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    24. Garlic Steak & Cheesy Bacon Potato Hash Foil Packs

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    25. Mexican Picadillo

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ mylatinatable

    26. Pakistani Aloo Keema (Ground Beef & Potato Curry)

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - keema.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ teaforturmeric

    27. Sautéed Spinach and Potatoes (Aloo Palak)

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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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    28. Zuppa Toscana

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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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    29. The Ultimate Creamy Potato Soup

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ sugarspunrun

    30. Smoky Potato & Kale Soup

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - creamy potato and 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.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    31. Bahamian Boiled Fish

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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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    32. Ajiaco Colombiano – Colombian Chicken and Potato Soup

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - ajiaco Colombiano.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ heneedsfood

    33. Creamy Ham & Potato Soup

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - ham and 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.

    Get the Recipe @ therealfoodrds


    34. Potato Rosti

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    35. Olivier Salad (Russian Potato Salad)

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - Olivier 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. 

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    36. Cheesy Loaded Hasselback Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ themom100

    37. The Best Potato Salad Recipe

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - potato salad.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    38. Loaded Baked Potatoes Foil Packs

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - baked potato 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!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    39. Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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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    40. Scalloped Potatoes

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ asouthernsoul

    41. Potato Bread

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    42. Creamy Potato Gratin

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    43. Pesto Potato Salad

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    44. Patatas Bravas Chilenos (Chile Potatoes)

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - patatas bravas.

    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 @ fromachefskitchen

    45. Lebanese Batata Harra

    The 45 BEST Potato Recipes - 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.

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    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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    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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