Baked, smashed, roasted, or fried -- it's hard to go wrong with potatoes. Plus, with a rainbow of rich toppings like bacon, cheese, veggies, and more, the flavor possibilities are endless. So whether you're hosting a holiday get-together or enjoying dinner with friends, these delicious potato recipes are guaranteed crowd-pleasers.
Give baked potatoes a bit of pizzazz by thinly slicing them before coating with butter, bread crumbs, cheese, and fresh herbs. The impressive potato recipe comes out of the oven perfectly crisp on the outside and tender on the inside.
Vitamin-rich sweet potatoes have never tasted better, thanks to a warm mushroom topping and crisp, melt-in-your-mouth bacon. Make the 30-minute mashed potatoes a day in advance to save time during the busy holidays.
Skillet-crisped pancetta and shredded Gouda cheese kick up a creamy blend of russet and red-skin potatoes. Finish the savory side dish with fresh green onions or chives.
Potato Recipe Tip: Want to make this recipe vegetarian? Simply substitute the pancetta for an equal amount of chopped artichoke hearts.
Do you prefer your mashed potatoes smooth and creamy or chunky and a little rustic? Watch as we show you how to mash potatoes for the texture you love most.
Mashed Yukon gold potatoes get a sunny facelift with freshly squeezed lemon juice and peel. Balance the citrus with salty capers and chopped parsley.
Soft yet crunchy, these sweet potatoes are as healthy as they are delicious, thanks to a crumbly streusel topping. Flaxseeds, rolled oats, cracked wheat, and nuts add fiber and protein to the baked holiday side dish.
Simple ingredients and an easy cooking technique transform small red potatoes into a true party treat. After boiling, smash and bake the potatoes with olive oil and salt until they're crisp and golden.
Goat cheese, or chevre, is a little bit tangy, incredibly creamy, and a total knockout when blended into fluffy mashed sweet potatoes. Finish the 30-minute side dish with crunchy roasted pistachios.
Your mother's gratin recipe gets a modern update with sweet potatoes, shredded Fontina cheese, and fresh thyme. As if its thick and bubbly cream sauce wasn't enough, you can make the potato casserole even more irresistible with a sprinkle of crisp-cooked bacon.
Holiday guests love a bubbling casserole of scalloped potatoes. Don't end the magic moment with crunchy spuds. Watch as we show you how to make scalloped potatoes like a pro.
Why not treat yourself to multiple holiday favorites in one unforgettable side dish? Classic mashed potatoes join fresh corn and green onions in a swirl of sour cream goodness -- but that's just the start. Crisp cornflakes and paprika finish the potatoes with surprising texture and flavor.
A holiday table classic, these petite pots of potatoes can be individualized to fit guest preferences or be kept simple with melty cheese and green onions. Keep them fluffy with a splash of milk.
Give guests a traditional holiday recipe they know and love with slow-cooked mashed potatoes. Fluffy potatoes, garlic, milk, chicken broth: You know the drill. And don't forget the pepper and pats of melty butter!
Skip the drive-through and bake up a batch of golden, crisp french fries with the help of award-winning chef Scott Peacock. The beloved American snack is easier to make at home than you might think!
Your holiday spread would hardly be complete without at least one sweet potato casserole recipe. We topped ours with a homemade meringue, but the recipe can easily be adjusted to accommodate fluffy marshmallow creme.
Piped pureed potatoes make for a seriously divine starter, which gains an added layer of elegance from freshly grated nutmeg. Don't be intimidated to thumb an indent into the middle to cradle your gravy.
Fifteen minutes of prep, a few pantry ingredients, and presto! Party-ready potatoes are on the table. Oh, and did we mention these creamy Dijon-flavor mashers are only 78 calories per serving?
Slow-cooked with red onion and garlic, then paired with a thick homemade aioli sauce, these party potatoes pack serious flavor. The start-it-then-forget-it potatoes will free your hands plus please a hungry crowd.
Combine leftover mashed potatoes with smoked Gouda cheese to make these crisp patties in 30 minutes flat. Top with a spoonful of zesty tapenade sauce.