25 Best Potato Recipes

Here are 25 Best Potato Recipes you can try at home for making impressive, comforting meals, for either lunch or dinner, as a side dish or a hearty meal of themseleves.

Potatoes are a staple ingredient in many recipes and cuisines around the world. They are versatile, inexpensive, and easy to cook with. In this collection of potato recipes, you will find a wide variety of dishes that showcase the many ways to prepare and enjoy this humble root vegetable.

From classic comfort foods like roasted and creamy mashed potatoes to unique creations such as potato cakes, breads and even desserts. 

With either sweet or regular potatoes, these recipes will definitely make un unforgettable dish for your family and friends. 

Roasted Potato Recipes

One of the most popular ways to prepare potatoes is by roasting them like these Crispy Sliced Roasted Potatoes or Parmesan Potato Stacks. These roasted potatoes are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. This makes them the perfect side dish for meats, fish, and poultry. They can be seasoned with herbs, spices, and garlic for added flavor.

Crispy Sliced Roasted Potatoes
Crispy Sliced Roasted Potatoes
These Crispy Sliced Roasted Potatoes are one of the best roasted potatoes you can ever make. Potatoes never look more beautiful than this and they taste as good as they look.
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Parmesan Potato Stacks
Parmesan Potato Stacks
These Parmesan potato stacks make a great side dish or appetizer that your family and guests will definitely enjoy. They are also very flavorful because of the thyme, garlic and parmesan which I always love to pair when cooking potatoes.
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parmesan roasted potatoes
Parmesan Roasted Baby Potatoes
Parmesan roasted potatoes are easy to make and amazingly delicious and healthy too. Using Parmesan is one of the best way to cook baby potatoes.
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Candied Bacon
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Candied Bacon
If you are not a fan of the usual sweet potato and marshmallow casserole for Thanksgiving or if you just want to change things up, try slicing your sweet potatoes into rounds and roasting them in the oven for a simple, yet elegant side dish.
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Potato Gratin (Potato Dauphinois)
Potato Gratin (Potato Dauphinois)
Potato Gratin consists of three layers of starchy potatoes, cream and cheese, flavored with onion, a hint of garlic and fresh thyme and topped with a crispy golden cheesy crust. It is one of the best side dishes and can be easily made in advance.
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Mashed Potato Recipes

Mashed potatoes are another classic preparation method. They are creamy and comforting, and you can pair them with just about anything. You can use them as a base for other dishes such as Irish Shepherd’s Pie, Mashed Potato Casserole, or Mashed Potato Pancakes.

basic mashed potatoes recipe
Basic Mashed Potatoes
These flavorful Basic Mashed Potatoes are so comforting, creamy and buttery that shouldn’t miss any holiday table. They are very easy to prepare and always a crowd-pleaser. 
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Irish Shepherd’s Pie
Irish Shepherd’s Pie
Irish Shepherd’s pie is a delicious comforting dish perfect for celebrating the upcoming St Patrick’s Day. Ground meat is cooked with lots of vegetables and Guinness, topped with delicious mashed potatoes and cheese and then baked to create a perfect golden crust. It’s simply delicious and flavorful and a great choice for lunch or dinner.
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Mashed Potato Casserole
Mashed Potato Casserole
Among the accompaniments that you need at your Thanksgiving table are mashed potatoes, the ultimate comfort food. However, if you are looking to diversify this classic side dish, this casserole recipe is for you. The recipe combines mashed potatoes with fennel, a wonderful addition, which brings a subtle licorice and anise like, flavor to the casserole- so fitting for an autumn feast.
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Mashed Potato Pancakes
Mashed Potato Pancakes
Delicious and quick recipe of crispy mashed potato pancakes, a perfect side dish alongside meat, salad and your favorite dipping sauce.
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Baked Potato Cheese Balls
Baked Potato Cheese Balls
These potato cheese balls are crispy, with gooey melted cheese in the middle, easy to prepare, healthy and really addictive. They can be also be made from leftover mashed potatoes but I preferred boiling the potatoes with their skin-on for this recipe only. This is a step you can do ahead of time, even a day in advance. Peel only before going further with the recipe.
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Potato Soufflé
Potato Soufflé
Potato Soufflé – easy recipe for a comforting dish. The cheddar and Parmesan cheese alongside the chives bring such an amazing flavor. Love the way they puff.
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Potato Tuna Patties
Potato Tuna Patties
Easy, quick recipe for potato tuna patties with simple ingredients everybody will love. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner or even as appetizer.
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Potato Salads

Potato salads are a summer favorite. You can make them with mayonnaise or vinaigrette dressing like this Viennese Potato Salad, and mix with other vegetables and herbs. 

Wiener Schnitzel
Wiener Schnitzel with Viennese Potato Salad
Wiener Schnitzel is probably the most popular dish in Austria, that is dated late 19th century and very appreciated worldwide. It is traditionally prepared with veal cutlets that are pounded really thin, breaded and fried until tender and crispy.
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Fries and Burgers

Fries couldn’t have been missed as they are probably the most popular way to eat potatoes. For a healthier version try these Baked Sweet Potato Fries. You can serve them with these amazing veggie burgers or sandwiches, or as a side dish with a variety of dipping sauces.

Baked Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries
Baked Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries
Baked Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries – One of the best fries ever, healthier, full of nutrients and guilty free. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
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Veggie Burgers - Sweet Potato Burger Patties
Veggie Burgers – Sweet Potato Burger Patties
These Veggie Burgers with Sweet Potato Burger Patties make a great lunch or dinner idea. It is so delightful, that even meat lovers will consider switching the beef burgers for these veggie ones, at least from time to time.
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Twice Baked Potato Recipes

Twice baked potatoes are a delicious and comforting dish that combines creamy mashed potatoes with crispy, cheesy skin. You can always customize this versatile recipe to suit your taste and make a great side dish or main course. Try our favorite Stuffed Sweet Potatoes or these Chicken Stuffed Baked Potatoes for a delightful experience.

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
If you like having sweet potatoes on your Thanksgiving table but you want to bring a new way of serving them, try these twice baked stuffed potatoes and everybody will be delighted. Sweet and savory, with a soft and cheesy interior and a crispy shell, enriched with crispy bacon and toasted pecans, these potatoes are a crowd-pleaser.
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Chicken Stuffed Baked Potatoes and Cheese
Chicken Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Chicken stuffed baked potatoes is a delicious healthy dish that potato lovers will enjoy either for brunch, lunch or dinner.
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Twice Baked Potato with Egg on Top
Twice Baked Potato with Egg on Top
Baked eggs on stuffed potatoes for breakfast are easy to make, healthy and soo tasty. Loved the runny yolks blending with the rest of the potato filling.
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Bloomin Baked Potatoes
Bloomin Baked Potatoes
These bloomin’ potatoes look so inviting and make such a great dish either for lunch or dinner or for special occasions when you have guests around. Everybody will adore these baked potatoes and no wonder why. They get crispy on the outside while still soft and tender inside, topped with that melted cheese, sour cream and crispy chorizo. They are so so good that it is simply hard to resist such a treat.
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Potato Crust Pizza

Did you know that you can even make a gluten-free pizza using a potato crust? Potato crust pizza is a unique and delicious twist on traditional pizza, made with grated potatoes instead of dough. This gluten-free alternative is crispy, savory and you can top it with a variety of ingredients for a delicious and satisfying meal.

Potato Crust Pizza
Potato Crust Pizza
Who doesn’t love pizza… if made right it’s one of the most comforting and satisfying dishes ever. Potato Crust Pizza is very easy to prepare, no need for preparing the dough in advance and it’s also gluten-free.
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Potato Bread

Potato bread is a delicious and hearty alternative to traditional wheat bread, made with mashed potatoes, flour and yeast. You can enjoy this moist, flavorful bread plain or toasted with butter, making it perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

potato bread
Potato Bread
The potatoes bring a special flavor and texture to this potato bread. Baked in an iron cast pan, bread turns to have an elastic soft crumb with a crispy crust.
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Potato Desserts

Potato desserts may sound unusual, but they can be surprisingly delicious. Here is one of our favorite potato desserts, made with plums and sweetened breadcrumbs.

Potato Fresh Plum Dumplings
Potato Fresh Plum Dumplings
Potato Plum Dumplings are a delicious comforting dish known in many European countries. Potato dough is wrapped around fresh prune plums, formed into balls, and then boiled until the plum is tender. The dumplings are then immediately coated with sweetened cinnamon-toasted buttery breadcrumbs.
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Stove-Top Potato Recipes

Stove-top potato recipes are a simple and convenient way to prepare a variety of potato dishes. Try this amazing Spanish Tortilla de Patatas or these delicious Cheese Potato Pancakes. This Potato Crusted Fish is one of the best ways to combine fish and chips. It is a delicious and healthy dish made with a crispy crust of grated potatoes that encases a moist and flavorful fish fillet. This easy recipe is perfect for a quick and satisfying dinner. You can make it with any fish of your choice.

Tortilla de Patatas - Spanish Omelette - Tortilla Española
Tortilla de Patatas – Spanish Omelette – Tortilla Española
Tortilla de Patatas or either known as Spanish Omelette or Tortilla Española is a traditional dish from Spain that is made with basic simple ingredients like eggs potatoes and onion. The potatoes and onion are cooked in extra-virgin olive oil. It is simply delicious and a crowd-pleaser.
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Cheese Potato Pancakes
Cheese Potato Pancakes
These Cheese Potato Pancakes are simply great. Really crispy on the outside while the interior is soft and deliciously flavored.
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Potato Crusted Sea Bass
Potato Crusted Sea Bass with Lemon Sauce
While in Rome we had the chance to enjoy some of the Italian dishes and among them we’ve tried a potato crusted fish fillet which I found very delicious. Potato and fish have always made a good match, this flaky tender fish with crispy potato crust is one of the best ways to serve them.
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Whether you’re looking for a hearty side dish or a satisfying main course, this collection has something for everyone to enjoy.

Let me know if you try any of these 25 potato recipes, tag me on Instagram if you do and enjoy!

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  1. I’ve made several potato recipes, but the one thing I wish I can perfect is baked potatoes. The kind of soft, gooey, tasty dish resembles store-bought baked potatoes.

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