Potatoes are delicious but you know this already which is why you are here. You want to find the best of the best potato recipes to add to your arsenal of side dishes. Well, I’ve tried a lot of different potato recipes and I’ve narrowed it down to 17 of the best.
Potatoes are versatile, go well with most main dishes, and they are super filling. They can be baked, fried, air fried, deep fried, and mashed. They are good cold as a potato salad and you can add any number of types of seasoning to make them taste how you want.
Russet Potatoes are great for fries, frying, and baking. Red Potatoes are great for potato salads and mashed potatoes. The skin from red potatoes holds more nutrients too so if the texture doesn’t bother you, leave the skins on in your mashed potatoes.
Sweet potatoes paired with savory flavors like garlic and cheese are amazing. Swap in sweet potatoes to some of your favorite recipes to get a sweet kick in your side dish.
All other potatoes are great for roasting, mashing, and baking. So choose your favorite type of potato and get to cooking.
The Best Potato Recipes
Below are 17 delicious potato recipes that you need to add to your recipe collections. They are great as side dishes and if there is extra, great of a quick snack too.
Instant Pot Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Garlic Parmesan Fries
Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes
Sweet Potato Cakes
Air Fryer Potato Wedges
Cheesy Garlic Sweet Potato Smash
German Potato Salad
Muffin Tin Potato Stacks
Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges
Twice Baked Potatoes
Loaded Scalloped Potatoes
Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Au Gratin Potatoes
Steakhouse Potatoes Romanoff
Deviled Egg Potato Salad
Potato Side Dishes
Most of these recipes tell you which potatoes to use, however if you prefer certain types of potatoes try them out. You might find a new type of potato you prefer or you could have an even better recipe.
Which recipe are you most excited to try? Let me know in the comments below. Follow me on Pinterest for more like this and pin this to your favorite side dish boards.