11 Potato Recipes You Need To Try ASAP

Written by: Mike Marshall
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Fried, mashed, baked, or boiled – who doesn’t love a good potato dish? 

Suitable for practically any meal of the day, potatoes don’t usually stay on the plate long enough to be called leftovers.

If you’re tired of preparing them the same ol’ way, here are eleven ideas on how you can spice up your potato cooking game. There’s a recipe for everyone’s taste.

So keep reading!

Garlic Roasted Potatoes

What’s better than oven-roasted potatoes – especially when you leave the skin on. The crunchy exterior and soft middle are simply to die for. These garlic roasted potatoes are easy sides that go with practically any meal you can think of. Get the recipe here.

Baked Sweet Potato

There are numerous reasons why sweet potato should be a part of your diet, with the most important one being its deliciousness. This baked sweet potato recipe is probably the simplest one out there, yet it tastes like a fancy restaurant dish. Here’s how to make it.

Braised Baby Red Potatoes 

This is a great recipe for last-minute dinner ideas. You only need a few ingredients and about 40 minutes of your time to make perfect baby red potatoes that are tender in the middle and crispy on the outside. It’s one of those dishes that both kids and adults can’t get enough of. Here are step-by-step instructions.

Chicken and Potatoes

Roasted chicken and potatoes have got to be the match made in heaven. The final result is brown, crispy, and tastes too good to be true. But what’s fascinating is that you need only a few ingredients to make this amazing dish and an hour of cooking time. Get the recipe here.

Potato Salad

This recipe will give you the classic potato salad just like granny used to make. It’s simple and easy to make, and that’s what makes it so perfect. Just add a few ingredients from your pantry and let the dish chill for an hour or so. That’s it! Here’s how to do it. 

Cheesy Potato Bake

This cheesy potato bake is proof that you don’t need more than four ingredients to make a dish that will blow your guests’ minds. While you can eat it as a side dish, it’s even better as the main course. Suitable for any kind of party. Get the recipe here.

Mashed Potatoes

This recipe shows you how to make rich and creamy mashed potatoes that the whole household will love. In fact, you should probably make a larger batch because everyone will want a refill. The key to this recipe’s perfection lies in the careful blending of the ingredients. Here’s how to make it.

Ground Beef And Potato

Most meals featuring ground beef have tons of fancy ingredients. But this is not such a recipe. This simple yet delicious meal needs only four things: ground beef, potatoes, salt, and oil. Here’s how to make this dish.

Vegan Crispy Potato Casserole

This simple vegan recipe is perfect for family brunches and cookouts. It tastes amazing and is very easy to make. In fact, you don’t even need to hit the store. To make the dish, you just need a few spices you already have at home, and that’s pretty much it. Get the recipe here.

Air Fryer Baked Potato

If you’ve never used your air fryer for baking potatoes, you’ve been missing out. The final result is similar to oven-baked potatoes, but you can forget about dainty cleanups and long cooking time. The air fryer is responsible for the crisp, salty potato skin that’s to die for. Here’s how to make it.

Boiled Potatoes With Butter

It’s amazing how such a basic veggie like potato can taste so good without too many ingredients added to the meal. This recipe in particular only requires salt, pepper, and butter. Can it get any simpler? Here are step-by-step instructions.

Summing Things Up

As you can see, potatoes can be cooked in pretty much any way, and they’ll end up tasting amazing.

And the best part is that you don’t need tons of fancy ingredients to make these meals.

With just a few things from your pantry or fridge, you can enjoy some of the yummiest potato recipes. 

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I’m not a pro chef by any means, but years of tinkering inside the kitchen have taught me a thing or two about preparing delicious, healthy food. So whether you’re interested in how to properly store food, figuring out side dishes for your main course, or even learning how to use a knife properly – I've got you covered.