25 Best Potato Recipes

These are 25+ of the BEST potato recipes.

From simple potato recipes like Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream, to elevated (but quick!) potato recipes like Sweet Potato Tacos with Chipotle Crema (a must try), I’ve rounded up all of my BEST potato recipes so that you can find what you want to make with your favorite starchy veggie – in a hurry! 

From russet potatoes, sweet potatoes, baby potatoes, to fingerlings, I’ve got them all covered. So, you’re guaranteed to find a recipe that you love.

Let’s start with my most drool-worthy potato recipes. 

These are the dreamy, creamy, insanely delicious potato recipes that I reach for whenever I want some comfort food: 

  • Duchess Potatoes – Rich, creamy, and cheesy with just a subtle crisp, these elegant baked mashed potatoes are unlike anything else!
  • Irish Nachos – Made with thin-sliced potatoes that are topped with cheese, bacon, pico de gallo and sour cream. A perfect appetizer for any occasion!
  • Crispy Smashed Buffalo Potatoes – These are crazy good! This recipe is like a mash up of buffalo wings, nachos, and tater tots in the best way possible! 
  • Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana – made super quick and easy with the help of your electric pressure cooker. 
  • Instant Pot Pot Roast – It’s fall-apart tender, moist, and covered in a flavorful gravy. Plus the creamy baby potatoes and tender carrots are made right in the same pot! 

Potato Dinners Everyone will Love

Potato Side Dishes for Any Occasion!

  • Classic Potato Latkes – Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.
  • Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream – the most delicious mashed potatoes you will ever have. They’re light, creamy, buttery & easy to make.
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes – A salty, crispy, savory, and slightly sweet side dish you can pair with almost anything!
  • Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes – Made with creamy goat cheese, garlic, sour cream, and Parmesan cheese, these potatoes are perfectly creamy and flavorful every time. 
  • German Potato Salad – combines tender potatoes with a warm bacon-mustard vinaigrette dressing. It’s tangy, creamy and the perfect side dish for the summer grilling season. 
  • Crispy Smashed Potatoes – Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, they’re amazing on their own or top them with sour cream & mojo sauce

What to Make with Sweet Potatoes

Creative Potato Soup Recipes for the Win!

  • Healthy Potato Leek Soup – This creamy soup recipe uses fat-free Greek yogurt instead of heavy cream and doesn’t skimp on the flavor! Shallots, saffron and cayenne are all used to spice things up in the best way!
  • Potato Cheese Soup with Smoky Chipotle – This is the perfect recipe to warm you up on chilly days. It’s thick & creamy with just a hint of spicy heat. It’s like queso you can eat with a spoon!!! 
  • Kielbasa Soup – This easy soup recipe is filled with savory sausage, hearty potatoes, and healthy vegetables.
  • Cheeseburger Soup – This soup has everything you love about a classic hamburger. Made with tender ground beef, shredded cheese, and hearty potatoes.
  • Mexican Corn Soup – This recipe has all the flavors of Mexican street corn in soup form. Flavored with chile powder, poblano peppers and cotija cheese.

Vegetarian Potato Recipes

Kid-Friendly Potato Recipes

More Side Dish Recipes:

Did you Make Any of These Potato Dishes?

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Crispy smashed potatoes on black plate next to bowl of mojo sauce.

25+ BEST Potato Recipes

Over 25+ EASY potato recipes. One of my favorite recipes is these Crispy Smashed Potatoes.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 12-15 baby yellow potatoes (or red potatoes)
  • 3 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Mojo Sauce (for topping )
  • Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt (for topping)


  • Preheat oven to 450-degrees. 
  • Put potatoes in large saucepan and cover with at least 1-inch water. Add 2 teaspoons kosher salt. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce to a simmer, and cook the potatoes until they are completely tender and can be easily pierced with a knife, about 30-35 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  • Using a clean dish towel, flatten the cooled potatoes to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Place your potatoes on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or a Silpat. 
  • Coat potatoes with olive oil and sprinkle with about 1 teaspoon salt.
  • Roast potatoes until they’re crisp and deep brown around the edges, about 40 minutes, flipping halfway through. 
  • If desired, serve topped with mojo sauce and sour cream.
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Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1758mg | Potassium: 947mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 44.3mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.9mg

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