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15 Easy Potato Recipes

People love their potatoes. We’ve rounded up 15 of our best-ever potato recipes that are tried-and-true favorites beyond the old baked potato. Bonus: most of these recipes happen to be gluten-free. 

15 Potato Recipes From Breakfast to Dinner:

  1.  Garlic Herb Roasted Baby Potatoes: These baby potatoes are huge in flavor and popularity. They’re super easy to make and you don’t even have to pull out your knife for this one. Just season, roast, and watch these babies disappear in no time.
Garlic herb Roasted Baby Potatoes, best potato recipes

2. Easy Bacon Ranch Potato Salad Recipe (Gluten-Free): Not only is this the only potato salad that gets the most recipe requests, it’s also the easiest potato salad you’ll ever [ever] make. Just a few ingredients and you’re ready to roll. Sometimes, simple is truly the best.

ranch potato salad with bacon and chives, best potato recipes

3. Ranch Roasted Potatoes (all natural): Who doesn’t love ranch flavored food? We most definitely do, but we don’t love all the additives in commercially prepared ranch packets. Say hello to this super-easy, all-natural recipe for making your own ranch seasoning. You’ll never go back to packets again.

natural ranch roasted potatoes, best potato recipes

4. Sweet Potato Sausage Breakfast Casserole: We’re throwing down some sweet potatoes into this ‘tato party. And we’re having it for breakfast. This sweet potato breakfast casserole immediately became a favorite among family and friends. It’s gluten-free, full of nutrients, and tastes incredible. Bring it to your next brunch potluck or make it a breakfast-for-dinner. It also happens to be paleo and whole30 approved.

sweet potato sausage egg bake casserole, best potato recipes

5. Garlic Lemon Roasted Potatoes: These garlicky, lemony roasted potatoes are such a brightly flavorful side dish. Try these delicious potatoes with your favorite protein dish for a healthful, easy meal.

lemon garlic roasted potatoes, best potato recipes

6. Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad with Maple Vinaigrette: This is one of my personal favorites. It’s like a power buddha bowl times three. It’s loaded with the goodness of seeds, sweet potatoes, quinoa, beets, greens, and feta. Smothered with a healthful dressing you can use on all the other salads, too. Hello to healthy yum in a bowl.

quinoa sweet potato salad, best potato recipes

7. Sweet Potato Hummus: We are a bunch of hummus fanatics. You can find roasted garlic hummus, lentil hummus, and even this gorgeous roasted beet hummus. Hummus is the party food, finger food, healthy snack that almost everyone can enjoy. This sweet potato version is oh-so-good with your favorite dipping chip.

sweet potato hummus, best potato recipes

8. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes: This ain’t no diet food, but it’s sure deeeeelish! Make this when you’ve got a potluck or gathering, as one pan goes a long way. This is the epitome of cheesy goodness. Worth every mouthwatering bite.

cheesy scalloped potato bake, best potato recipes

9. Mexican Breakfast Potato Bake: Put a tasty new twist on that boring old egg bake. This Mexican inspired potato bake is chock full of your favorite Tex-Mex flavors, wrapped into a wonderfully cheesy potato breakfast dish.

mexican breakfast potato casserole bake, best potato recipes

10. Sweet Potato Cinnamon Coffee Cake: We did say we’d be going way beyond the boring old baked potato in this roundup, remember? Sweet potatoes in your morning coffee cake might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but WOW. That’s what your friends and family will say when they taste this tender, delicious breakfast treat.

sweet potato cinnamon cake, best potato recipes

11. Onion Parmesan Roasted Potatoes: If you or someone you know loves the umami flavor of parmesan, you’ll for sure want to roast up these onion parm potatoes. They’re super easy, tasty, and go well with any meal.

parmesan onion roasted potatoes, best potato recipes

12. Smashed Red Potatoes: The first time we tried smashed red potatoes, every single one of us was instantly smitten. Like, everyone kept eating and nobody talked. Not only is it fun to say “smashed potatoes,” but it’s super entertaining to actually smash them down. These flattened spuds are tender on the inside and crispy on the outside, with amazing flavor.

smashed red potatoes roasted, best potato recipes

13. Crack Breakfast Potatoes: Here’s another perfect breakfast casserole to bring to your next brunch gathering. Filled with creamy potatoes and crispy bacon on top, it’s no wonder they call it crack potatoes. Totally a best potato recipe ever.

crack breakfast potato casserole bake, best potato recipes

14. Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Bake: This potato recipe is so popular on Pinterest, we can only imagine how many people have now made and devoured it. Even super picky kids and grownups inhale double servings of this tater tot magic. The idea is simple, but the result is nothing short of mind-blowing.

tater tot breakfast casserole bake, best potato recipes

15. Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes: We can’t end this collection of best potato recipes without including some velvety mashed potatoes. This slow cooker potato recipe allows you to go hands-free, while also freeing up the oven. This mashed potato recipe is creamy, garlicky, and full of flavor. You won’t even need gravy for this one. Crispy bacon is optional, but always recommended.

slow cooker garlic mashed potatoes, best potato recipes

👉🏼 Hope you enjoyed this spudsy little collection. More importantly, hope you found a recipe that will become a fast family favorite of your own. 

👉🏼 If you make any recipes from Chew Out Loud, tag us on Instagram @chewoutloud. We LOVE to see what you make!! 😋


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    • Nina Cochingco

    Wow, so many potato recipes..! Love it! Will definitely try these out, thanks for sharing..

    • Chastity

    I am a huge potato lover. All of these recipes are a winner. One that I haven’t tried would be Qunioa. That looks like a perfect salad mix.

    • aisasami

    What wonderful and refreshing ways to make a dish with potatoes. I love the Japanese sweet potato (and it is different than the American one). I have to try one these recipes with my favorite sweet potato.

    • Nicole Bertrand

    These all look divine! I can’t wait to try some of them!

    • Kristen Frolich

    We are big potato eaters in my house. I’m so happy I found this before I go shopping. I may have to try making some!

    • Shannon Gurnee

    We love potatoes in our family. These look like some great recipes.

    • sdamasceno

    These all look so good! I can’t wait to try them.

    • Sophia Damasceno

    These all look so good! Ah, I can’t wait to try some of them.

    • Monidipa Dutta (@MonidipaDutta51)

    So yummy! I can’t wait to give this recipe a try! It left me drooling..!!

    • Chelle Dizon

    Looking at these dishes one by one on this list really makes me drool. They sounds so tasty and delicious!

    • Kalyan Panja

    Those look mouthwatering. Potato is so versatile that without it most dishes taste bland.

    • Elizabeth O

    This one is delicious article. So many recipes here and I would try all one by one.

    • Bindu Thomas

    I love sweet potatoes than potatoes. I will try these recipes. Thank you so much for the post.

    • thebusyboymama

    Herb roasted potatoes are so flavorful and delicious! Easily vegan too!

    • chr1staland

    Potatoes are my favorite. Seriously, I’m such a carb-loving gal! That sweet potato hummus looks amazing!

    • Preet

    My kids loves potato so much and these recipe guide could be so helpful to try something new.


    Some really helpful advice and tips here for those who like potatoes 🙂 which includes me hehe – I love potato wedges! x

    • Maureen

    Pretty good collection of potato recipes. I am obsessed with the scalloped potatoes, divine!

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