12 Quick And Easy Potato Recipes For Dinner

Quick and Easy Potato Recipes For Dinner
Potato Recipes for Dinner

We’ve rounded up a collection of potato recipes for dinner to add to your repertoire. Potatoes are popular around the world and it’s no wonder. They’re readily available, cheap, incredibly versatile, and delicious.
We’re constantly on the hunt for potato recipes for dinner, or anytime for that matter. Whether they’re baked, whipped, fried, casseroled, boiled, steamed, or made into a salad there’s more than a life time of recipes to try.
These recipes are some of our favourites, and hopefully, become some of yours.

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easy crispy hasselback potatoes
easy crispy hasselback potatoes


Easy Crispy Hasselback Potatoes are a great potato side. Drizzled with oil, seasoned, and into the oven till the slices begin to separate and change colour. Out of the oven then slathered in butter and buttery panko crumbs, then another bout in the oven to finish crisping. We love to bake these with whole knobs of garlic to smear over the potato leaves. Delish!

concrete table with pommes anna and thyme


Pommes Anna also known as Potatoes Anna is a classic French recipe that takes the humble potato into a league of its own.

Ultra-thin slices of potato, layered and brushed with garlic butter, sprinkled with fresh thyme leaves, dusted with grated parmesan, and seasoned with salt and pepper. The exterior of the Pommes Anna becomes all golden brown and crisp, while the centre potato slices absorb the glorious garlicky butter, thyme, and parmesan, and turns silky soft. What’s not to Love!

crispy smashed potatoes

Crispy Smashed Roast New Potatoes | Easy

Crispy Smashed Roast New Potatoes are a perfect way to cook potatoes with an ultra crispy skin, crunchy nooks, and crannies with soft, buttery potato on the inside.

Essentially you’re cooking the Crispy Smashed Roast New Potatoes twice. Firstly boiling them till they’re soft then squeezing them till you’ve lots of peaky nooks and crannies.

Next up drizzle the potatoes with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Throw them into a hot oven and get ready for some of the best potatoes you’ll ever have eaten.

They’re golden brown and all the pieces of skin and potato have turned wonderfully crispy whilst the potato inside remains soft and fluffy.

Everyone loves these and they are the first to go at any barbecue we have.

Whipped Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Whipped Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Whipped creamy mashed potatoes are a must for the holiday feast. Potatoes that are velvety smooth, buttery and ultra-creamy that’ll have your guests swooning for a second serve all with just five simple ingredients.

Potatoes, cream, butter, salt and pepper and maybe a good sprinkle of finely chopped chives strewn over the top with a little bit more butter melted ready to cut through your mash.

No-Mayo Potato Salad


No-mayo potato salad is a healthier alternative to potato salads made with a heavier mayonnaise dressing. It’s a potato salad that’s a classic with lemon and dill, and the potatoes really soak up the delicious fruity olive oil and dijon mustard dressing. 

Potato salads come in all forms, made with mayonnaise, salad cream or in this case a lemony mustard vinaigrette that ties it all together. We then add piquant capers, slivered mild red onion and loads of fresh parsley, mint and dill for a really fresh tasting salad.

Creamy potato bake in a black pan

Indulgent Creamy Potato Bake

Who doesn’t like a creamy potato bake? Thin slices of potato swathed in cream, garlic, a dusting of nutmeg and each layer sprinkled with parmesan cheese.

Call it creamy potato bake, potatoes Dauphinoise or potatoes au gratin, the results are the same. It really is the ultimate potato side dish and is very easy, and simple to put together.

It’s luxurious, silky and loaded with flavour.  The world is just fine when potato, cream and cheese get together in our opinion.

Mashed Potato Cheese Puffs

Mashed Potato Cheese Puffs

Leftover mashed potatoes are used to make mashed potato cheese puffs. It’s worth peeling a few extra potatoes just to make these golden, cheesy puffs. Loaded with cheddar and parmesan, shallots (scallions), thyme, onion powder and butter they’ll become a favourite for breakfast, brunch or to serve at dinner.

Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Walnut Chilli Dressing


Crispy smashed potatoes with walnut chilli dressing are going to send you into a spin. Crunchy, golden and crispy potato served with sour cream and topped with a delicious dressing.

The dressing is made by simmering olive oil, walnuts and anchovies till the walnuts are toasty and golden. Then quickly add some finely minced garlic so the oil splutters and cooks the garlic, followed by the addition of plump, sweet raisins and the deliciously mild Aleppo chilli.

Potato Galette with Duck Fat and Caraway


Potato galette with duck fat and caraway is a rustic potato side dish that is rich, buttery, crispy on top and meltingly tender inside. Thin slices of potato and sweet eschallots swathed in duck fat and butter, and seasoned with caraway. Big Fat Yum!

We love to serve this easily made potato dish in summer or winter. It goes beautifully with barbecued fish or beef steak, and is perfect served with roast beef or chicken.

Crispy Potato Cake


Crispy potato cake is super easy to make and delicious. Who doesn’t like a golden, crispy on the outside and soft potato inside, potato cake. Think of it as a big fat hash brown and you’re on the money.

We grew up making these giant potato cakes which were fabulous for a weekend breakfast with soft poached eggs or as a side for a BBQ or for that matter anything else you like potatoes with.

roasted sweet potato, avocado and pickled ginger salad


Roasted Sweet Potato Avocado and Pickled Ginger Salad smacks of full-on flavours. Roasted, and caramelised sweet potato, nutty avocado, sweet pickled ginger, and a host of fresh ingredients, all doused with a fantastic basil dressing. Seriously, what’s not to love?

This salad is incredibly popular. It’s healthy and very substantial, just on its own. Though, we particularly love it served alongside some marinated chicken or thick, firm white-fleshed fish, such as snapper. Delish!

creamy muffin tin potato stacks


Creamy muffin tin potato stacks are simply delicious. Potato stacks with cream, butter, thyme, garlic and parmesan cheese are little winners. They can be par-baked ahead and finished off in a hot oven when you’re ready to serve.

We love these as they’re so versatile and go with loads of different meals. They’re great for a breakfast buffet, fabulous for a lunch with grilled fish and a salad, and perfect for dinner, along with a grilled steak and mushrooms. Too easy!

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