We share 28 of the BEST Potato Recipes that will totally inspire you to cook all things potatoes! Though the starchy vegetable seems so bland, there are so many different ways you can use the potatoes in recipes.


Potatoes are by far my favorite to enjoy as a side dish. Whether it be fried, breakfast potatoes, or classic mashed potatoes, you just cannot go wrong with potato recipes.
In this collection of recipes, we share ways potatoes are used. From classic side dishes to soup recipes featuring potatoes, the best breakfast potato recipes, and dinner potato recipes.

Here’s how we divided up the recipes-

  • Classic Potato Recipes
  • Potato Side Dishes
  • Breakfast Potato Recipes
  • Potato Soups
  • Potato Dinners

Classic Potato Recipes- 

Baked Potato Recipe
Learn how to make the perfect baked potato in the oven with this detailed tutorial. Baked potatoes with crispy skin and with a tender and fluffy interior, the ultimate side dish for almost any dish!
Baked French Fries
Savor the guilt-free indulgence of baked french fries, where thinly cut potato strips are seasoned to perfection and baked to a crispy golden brown. These healthier alternatives to traditional deep-fried fries offer the same irresistible taste and texture with a fraction of the oil.
Creamy Mashed Potatoes
This recipe for homemade mashed potatoes is the only one you’ll need! The mashed potatoes turn out creamy, fluffy, and buttery and can be served with chicken, pork, beef, or seafood.

Potato Side Dishes-

Twice Baked Potatoes
The easiest Twice Baked Potato Recipe (Stuffed Jacket Potatoes). Baked potatoes that are crispy on the outside and loaded with cheese, bacon and green onion and baked again.
Twice Baked Potato Casserole
This simple twice baked potato casserole recipe is the ultimate side dish! Creamy mashed potatoes loaded with bacon, shredded cheese, green onion then baked.
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Fries are arguably one of the best appetizers and these sweet potato fries in the oven are a wonderful variation. The fries are lightly sweet, seasoned, and oven-baked to a tender finish! Enjoy this tasty appetizer guilt-free!
Scalloped Potatoes
An easy classic recipe for Scalloped Potatoes using simple ingredients! Thinly sliced potatoes smothered in a creamy sauce and baked until bubbling and tender.
Potato Salad
This Olivier Salad (Russian Potato Salad) recipe is a traditional dish in the Russian cuisine and served in most restaurants and parties. This salad is commonly known as the Russian salad and Olivye in the Ukrainian community.

Breakfast Potato Recipes-

Shredded Hash Browns
Learn how to make crispy and golden homemade Shredded Hash Browns! Shredded potatoes seasoned and pan fried and cooked perfectly crispy every time.
Eggs and Sweet Potato Breakfast
Easy recipe for Egg & Sweet Potato Breakfast in Skillet. You’ll fall in love with this simple one-skillet breakfast. The sweet potatoes with spinach, tomatoes and eggs are such a wonderful combination and complement each other.
Breakfast Casserole
This sausage breakfast casserole recipe is easy to follow and makes an incredible breakfast. Italian sausage, potatoes, and vegetables, all baked to perfection with fluffy eggs. This casserole is made to feed a crowd and will give you a great start to your day.
One Pan Breakfast
One Pan Breakfast Potatoes and Eggs Recipe. Cubed potatoes with bacon, peppers and eggs all baked. This easy breakfast is prepared completely in one sheet and ready in just 30 minutes.

Potato Soups-

Instant Pot Potato Soup
This creamy Instant Pot Potato Soup Recipe (Loaded Potato) is ready in under 30 minutes! The rich soup is loaded with potatoes, onions, bacon, and cheese served with bacon bits. Everything you'd want in a loaded baked potato but in as a soup.
Easy Potato Soup
This Easy Potato Soup Recipe is loaded with so much flavor! Creamy soup base with chunks of potato, bacon and cheese. The perfect 30-minute dinner for busy evenings.
Crockpot Potato Soup
This easy crockpot potato soup recipe will be one that you will revisit time and time again. Each bite is full of cheesy potatoes and bacon and garnished with your favorite toppings. This soup comes with very little effort because your crockpot works for you!
A bowl of creamy potato soup.
Creamy Potato Soup with Chicken
This chicken potato soup recipe is a classic comfort meal! A creamy broth is the perfect base for soft potatoes, chunks of chicken, and crispy bacon! This recipe comes together so quickly you won’t believe how rich the soup is!

Potato Dinners- 

Shepherd’s Pie
Homemade easy Classic Sheperd's Pie Recipe, pure comfort food. Sauteed ground beef with vegetables in a gravy topped with mashed potatoes and baked. Quick casserole for busy evenings.
One Pan Chicken Potatoes
I love this one-pan chicken potatoes & vegetables recipe. Chicken thighs with potatoes, carrots, zucchini and mushrooms. It’s such an easy meal to throw together. 
Baked Chicken Legs and Potatoes
One Pan Baked Chicken Legs and Potatoes Recipe. Chicken drumsticks and potatoes with carrots and mushrooms, an easy one-dish meal for busy evenings!
Potato Pierogi
Classic Pierogi Recipe with a cheesy bacon potato filling. The pierogis are boiled and served with sauteed onion and bacon and some sour cream
Fried Potato Pirozhki
We love this classic recipe for potato pirozhki. The dough is filled with a cheesy potato filling and fried, these are popular street food in Russia.
Baked Cheesy Potato Piroshki
This Baked Potato Piroshki recipe is simple and such a great recipe! Homemade dough filled with a creamy potato filling, baked to perfection.
Easy Meat Potato Casserole
Easy recipe for a quick casserole. Sliced potatoes, ground meat with tomatoes and shredded cheese. The casserole is so easy to make and is so delicious.
Braised Potatoes
Classic Russian Braised Potatoes Recipe. Potatoes and meat with vegetables baked as a casserole in the oven. These braised potatoes will become a favorite.
Uzbek Manti
Delicious homemade Uzbek Manti dumplings loaded with a juicy chicken and potato filling.
Potato Chicken Casserole
Easy recipe for baked chicken thighs, carrots and potatoes casserole with a creamy sauce and loaded with cheese. Such a perfect meal for a busy evening.
Potato Mushroom Casserole
Hearty Potato Chicken Mushroom Casserole recipe with layers of potatoes, chicken and mushrooms smothered in a creamy sauce and loaded with cheese.
Uzbek Samosa
Fillo pastry sheet filled with a savory chicken and potato filling, shaped into triangles and baked until crispy. These mini pies are wonderful!


If you enjoyed this collection of recipes, here are a few other roundups we did that will inspire you to try something new: