50 Delicious Potato Recipes
Smashed Baby Red Potatoes
Crispy on the outside, silky on the inside, these aren’t your everyday roasted potatoes.
BBQ Pork Loaded Baked Potatoes
Recipe: BBQ Pork Loaded Baked Potatoes
These spuds are a complete meal when served with coleslaw. If you’re short on time, you won’t have to skip the slaw—prep couldn’t be easier. Simply pick up a package of coleslaw mix and combine with white barbecue sauce and you’ll have a creamy side dish to serve with along with the baked potatoes. As for the taters, they’re completely customizable. We recommend stuffing them with sautéed onion and bell pepper, avocado, corn chips, cilantro, Monterey Jack cheese, barbecue sauce, and pulled smoked pork. Pick up the pork from your favorite local barbecue restaurant or your grocery store.
BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots
Our BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots is a great Sunday night dinner recipe. Pile all of your ingredients on a sheet pan and watch it cook away into one delicious meal. The result will be absolutely addictive potatoes with just the right amount of crunch, and juicy chicken that the kids will love. One of the best things about this recipe (aside from the flavor, of course) is that you should have enough for leftovers the next night. Serve the leftover chicken on a simple salad with your favorite buttermilk dressing.
Recipe: Sausage-Potato Frittata
Sausage-Potato Frittata is a rustic meal that makes an equally satisfying choice for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner. The convenience of this recipe can’t be beat. We developed this recipe for the slow cooker without sacrificing a bit of flavor. Smoked sausage, baby red potatoes, chives, parsley, and Monterey Jack cheese are the stars of this one-dish wonder. Simply spread the sausage (be sure to brown it in a skillet first) and potatoes in the bottom of the slow cooker, mix the eggs with remaining ingredients and pour over the sausage and potatoes. Sprinkle with the shredded cheese, put on the lid and let the slow cooker do the work.
Grilled Potato Salad
Recipe: Grilled Potato Salad
This creamy potato salad is an absolute winner. The red potatoes are boiled until fork tender before they're sliced in half and grilled until charred. Our Grilled Potato Salad doesn’t stop there. The dressing calls for sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, garlic, oregano, chives, parsley, lemon juice, and olive oil—trust us, this tangy dressing is absolutely addictive. Finally, toss the grilled potatoes and dressing with cucumber and sweet onion and you’ll have one crunchy, creamy, utterly delicious side for your next grill out.
Twice-Baked Potatoes Four Ways
Recipe: Twice-Baked Potatoes Four Ways
To freeze big items like cooked potatoes and meatballs, arrange in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan, and freeze 1 to 2 hours; transfer to a zip-top bag. You'll avoid one frozen mass, plus single servings thaw faster.
Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes with Queso Blanco Dip
These hearty bites will become your signature party dish. You can keep the queso blanco warm in a fondue pot or 1-qt. slow cooker.
Recipe: Deviled Potatoes
Two Southern classics, deviled eggs and potato salad, join forces to create these two-bite wonders. Scooping out the middle of the potato, filling it with flavor, and it stuffing it back in make it reminiscent of a deviled egg, but it taste just a like a scoop of bite-sized potato salad goodness. The pulp is mixed with sour cream, capers, mustard and a few other key ingredients that will not leave guests missing a traditional potato salad. Make them a day before your get-together, and chill until you head out. When you arrive, they'll be the right serving temperature and little clean up will be required once the party is over.
Rosemary Salt-and-Vinegar Chips
Garden Potato Salad
Recipe: Garden Potato Salad
New potatoes are baby spring potatoes with beautifully thin skins. We love how red-skinned potatoes contrast with vibrant green peas and herbs, but you can use any kind of potato you like.
Twice-Baked Green Potatoes
Recipe: Twice-Baked Green Potatoes
In Step 1, the potatoes can also be cooked in the microwave, but we prefer the crisp texture of the skins after baking in the oven.
From-Scratch Oven Fries
Recipe: Potato Hash
"The potato hash reminds me of the classic hash browns Mom used to make for breakfast." - Chef John Hall
Potatoes, onions, and bell pepper make one delicious hash. The potatoes will start in the oven and finish cooking in a pan along with the other veggies. Don't skimp when it comes to mixing up our crème fraîche sauce—drizzle on top and serve on the side for one satisfying finish. Pair potato hash with our Braised Lamb shank.
Shout Hallelujah Potato Salad
Green Bean Potato Salad with Lemon-Soy Vinaigrette
Potato salad gets a fresh and crunchy twist with bright flavors and lots of yummy texture. Make the Lemon-Soy Vinaigrette ahead of time for an easier assembly.
Veggie Potato Salad
Recipe: Veggie Potato Salad
This low-fat potato salad is rich with creamy goodness but easy on the fat and calories. The perfect addition to your next outdoor party.
Golden Potato-and-Smoked Sausage Hash
Recipe: Golden Potato-and-Smoked Sausage Hash
Make this hash even heartier by adding a fried egg on top. Speed up cooking time by using parboiled potatoes from your grocer's freezer section. Add them in at Step 3.
Hot Potato Salad
Recipe: Hot Potato Salad
Our Test Kitchen Director's grandmother, Jackie Freeman, has been making this genius recipe for decades. It's the perfect marriage of potato salad with a bubbly, cheesy gratin.
Mashed Potatoes with Greens
Recipe: Mashed Potatoes with Greens
You might think there is only so much you can say about spuds, but this recipe for Mashed Potatoes with Greens will have you reaching for your dictionary. You will enjoy it so much you’ll be looking for new superlatives. It is surprisingly simple, and what makes this recipe great is that you can use any of the greens you have on-hand. It works well with chard, kale, cabbage, or other leafy greens. You can even prepare it in advance, as long as you thaw it well in advance.
Make Ahead: Prepare this recipe through Step 4, and freeze. Thaw potato mixture in the fridge at least 24 hours before you plan to serve, and let it stand 20 minutes before baking as directed.
Recipe: Two-Potato Gratin
"This luscious gratin strikes a happy middle chord for those hungry for potatoes and those vying for a sweet potato casserole." --Nancy Vienneau, author of Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook, from which this recipe was adapted.
Scalloped Potatoes with Ham
Recipe: Scalloped Potatoes with Ham
Serve up a side of ooey-gooey scalloped potatoes for any occasion. The best part about this delicious dish? They are made in a slow cooker.
Shepherd’s Pie with Potato Crust
Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie with Potato Crust
You might call yourself a shepherd too if it meant you would get a dinner this good. Our version of a Shepherd’s Pie is certainly a Southern dinner classic. Instead of mashed potatoes we use scalloped potatoes for the crust, cut with a mandolin slicer—but a knife will work just as well. For the filling, lean ground chuck is perfect, while red wine will add flavors that are rich and bold. Our Shepherd’s Pie has a dash of Worcestershire Sauce, as well as a hearty measure of English peas. This dish will keep you warm on a cool night, but it is fresh and delicious at any time. Round up your appetite and enjoy our Shepherd’s Pie.
Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
Recipe: Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
With only four ingredients, you can whip these mashed potatoes up in a flash. These potatoes can be as chunky or smooth as you would like. Smash them until they reach desired consistency.
Hot Bacon Potato Salad with Green Beans
Recipe: Hot Bacon Potato Salad with Green Beans
Classic potato salad ingredients get a kick from bacon and green beans. We love this paired with a perfectly grilled steak.
Fingerling Potatoes with Avocado and Smoked Salmon
Recipe: Fingerling Potatoes with Avocado and Smoked Salmon
You'll love the unexpected flavor combination of creamy avocado and fresh dill atop roasted potatoes. This makes a great handheld appetizer when entertaining—just be sure there are plenty to go around.
Church-Style Lemon-Roasted Potatoes
Recipe:Church-Style Lemon-Roasted Potatoes
Lemon juice and fresh thyme provide a springlike flavor to roasted potatoes. To save the time of peeling little potatoes, cut larger peeled Yukons into chunks. Any leftover potatoes are great for a potato salad the next day.
Classic Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes
Gently stirring twice while baking promotes even cooking and creaminess to this dish. Pull out of the oven, stir once more, then sprinkle with cheese, and continue baking without stirring for a casserole that's golden brown on top.
Scalloped Potato and Herb Tart
Recipe: Scalloped Potato and Herb Tart
Thinly sliced russet potatoes absorb the richly flavored custard as it bakes and give this quiche its layered texture.
Roasted Garlic Duchess Potatoes
Recipe: Roasted Garlic Duchess Potatoes
Want to make a fancy presentation and don't have a pastry bag? A 1-gallon zip-top plastic freezer bag will do the trick. Simply snip a small hole in one corner of the bag, and pipe.
Recipe: Potatoes Patio
A mixture of Gruyère and Parmesan cheese makes this luxurious baked dish all the more delicious.
Warm Lentil-and-Potato Salad
Recipe: Warm Lentil-and-Potato Salad
French green lentils add flavorful texture. They remain firm after cooking, while traditional brown lentils turn soft. The dressing of bacon vinaigrette, fresh parsley leaves, celery, and shallots pairs well with a robust pale ale.