We’re nuts about potatoes here at Mum Central! The humble spud is nothing to laugh at – a boring root vegetable it certainly isn’t! Just check out this epic roundup of potato recipes to see just how versatile potatoes can be in your cooking!
Potatoes… let us count the ways!
From mashed potatoes to potato bakes and all the BBQ rounds, rostis and wedges in between, potatoes rise to the occasion every time! And just as well, considering they’re often one of the cheapest vegetables getting around. Of course, cooking aside, potatoes also make excellent paint stampers for kids. See? SO VERSATILE, you can eat ’em or craft with ’em.
And now we have ALL the potato recipes for you to try!
17 delicious potato recipes for all
1. Easy slow cooker potatoes
Slow cooker roast potatoes? You had better believe it. The slow cooker might not be your first choice for making a delicious roast spud side dish but when the oven is already occupied – it has to be said – the slow cooker is up to the task!
2. 3-ingredient potato bake
This easy 3-ingredient potato bake recipe reel went viral and I am totally here for it because there’s NO PEELING OF POTATOES involved. Not one single spud. Hooray!
3. Baked potato recipe ideas
Baked potato, jacket potato, stuffed potato – whatever it is you call it – a soft and fluffy potato filled with yummy extras makes for a really satisfying meal! PLUS, they’re cheap and easy to make. Check out these baked potato recipes!
4. Pizza hasselback potatoes
You know when you’re scrolling and you see something that just makes you think YES, MUST TRY THAT? This pizza hasselback potatoes recipe is it – and one you could make in your air fryer if wanting to speed it up.
5. Crunchy cheeseboard potato mash fries
Are you a cheeseboard or fries kind of snack person? Well, good news, now you can have BOTH – there’s no need to choose with this hybrid cheeseboard potato mash fries snack!
6. French onion roast potatoes
Don’t be a spud when it comes to cooking delicious, not-just-a-side-dish-worthy, perfect roast potatoes. Elevating them from ho-hum to WOAH is as simple as heading to the soup aisle for a packet of French onion soup mix!
7. Chip on a stick
There’s more than one way to get kids to eat potatoes – and a chip on a stick is maybe one of the most fun ways to get ’em down the hatch. Not just for carnivals, you can make these spiral potatoes/chip on a stick at home.
8. Nigella’s salt and vinegar potatoes
Everyone loves salt and vinegar chips, right? So imagine just how good Nigella’s salt and vinegar potatoes recipe must be!
9. Smashed cheesy garlic sweet potatoes
This side dish is minimal in fuss for maximum flavour, with sweet spuds delivering a scrumptious punch to any meal. It’s smashed cheesy garlic sweet potatoes for the dinnertime win.
10. Dauphinoise potatoes
This recipe for dauphinoise potatoes (French potato bake) is full of French creamy, cheesy, garlicky goodness. Totally tasty, deliciously decadent and best of all – the kids will love it too!
11. Crispy potato rosti (hash brown) recipe
This potato rosti recipe will be your new favourite – it’s so versatile and can be used for a variety of dishes. Crispy and delicious you’ll want it for brunch, breakfast and dinner.
12. Zucchini potato waffles
Get a taste of these deliciously savoury zucchini potato waffles. Packed with hidden veggies as well as delicious cheese and bacon, the kids will love these as a breakfast weekend treat!
13. Cheesy potato bake
There’s nothing more comforting than a cheesy potato bake, no matter the season. Using just the basics, this recipe hits the spot every time.
14. Leek and potato soup
A warming leek and potato soup is just the thing to curl up with on a weeknight. It’s easy to make, full of nutritious goodness and the simplest thing to make on a Sunday and heat up in a flash during the week.
15. Crispy bacon-loaded potato skins
Have a go at this classic appetiser – crispy bacon-loaded potato skins with sour cream! The perfect combination of cheesy, crispy, and smoky.
16. Potato wedges
No need to buy bags of frozen potato wedges anymore! Make your own delicious potato wedges at home. Seasoned just right, they’re perfectly crunchy and golden every time.
17. Potatoes to share: fries board style!
If you’ve got the time and you want to make a smorgasbord or buffet of potato recipe items, check out this fries board for inspiration! And if you don’t have the time, head to the supermarket freezer for all the potato goods to simply heat up!
There you have it, a whole lot of delicious potato recipes and spud-licious ideas for your family to try!
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