Perfect Red Potato Recipes

Move over, russet potatoes. Red potatoes are our new favorite, and we like them every which way: roasted, in soup or potato salad, and smashed. Expand your potato horizons with a red potato recipe tonight.

Red Potato Salad with Bacon

This modern take on a classic potato salad recipe is creamy, satisfying, and filled with bacon. Try it at a cookout or alongside burgers or hot dogs for a quick weeknight meal.

Fried Smashed Potatoes

When you combine the best of fried potatoes with mashed potatoes, you get this winner of a red potato recipe. Try it in place of fries with burgers or breaded chicken.

Buttermilk White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes have a secret: They're hiding a helping of veggies! Cauliflower makes these potatoes a little more healthy, while buttermilk and plenty of white cheddar cheese make them super smooth and creamy.

New Potato, Avocado, and Egg Salad

Sure, you can serve up this take on potato salad as a side dish—but why not try it for lunch? Thanks to hard-cooked eggs, avocado slices, and plenty of veggies (plus red new potatoes, of course), this salad will keep you satisfied until dinner.

Potato Salad with Sausage and Grainy Mustard Dressing

Red potatoes team up with yellow new potatoes to make this simple salad. Sausage, mustard, and parsley make up the dressing for this potato-packed salad that's perfect for a summer picnic!

Mexican Diced Potato Hash

Spice up your breakfast table with this fiery potato hash, or serve it as a side dish with dinner. No matter what time of day you enjoy it, the big flavors of jalapeno peppers, red potatoes, and onion are sure to be a hit.

Mashed Red Potatoes with Feta and Kale

You don't have to limit yourself to just adding butter or cheese to your mashed potatoes. Make this side dish stand out from all the rest by adding fresh kale and a spicy kick with red pepper flakes.

Basque Chicken

Red potatoes aren't the only mouthwatering ingredient in this dish, which also has juicy chicken, tomatoes, and olives. If you want pure comfort food for dinner, this recipe should be your go-to.

Potato Salad with Fresh Stir-Ins

Don't worry about which potato salad recipe your guests will like best—just let them create their own! Red new potatoes and classic potato salad dressing serve as the base for this side, so guests can stir in any flavor they want.

Potato Pizza

Yep, we went there: We even put red potatoes on pizza! Just layer potato slices on top of the crust, then sprinkle with cheese and rosemary, and you'll be enjoying this homemade pizza faster than delivery.

Corn and Potato Salad

Make the ultimate summer potato salad by combining red potatoes with fresh corn. An easy dressing of olive oil, fresh basil, and cilantro gives this potluck-ready side bright and fresh flavor.

Skillet Salt-Roasted Potatoes

Interesting and flavorful, these salt-roasted red potatoes are a new take on classic roasted potatoes. This potato recipe pairs well with roast beef or chicken.

Red Potato Salad with Mustard Dressing

Roasted red potato salad can elevate any dinner—and you can tailor the vegetable ingredients to what your family likes most. Bonus: This potato recipe can be made up to a day ahead.

Thyme Potatoes au Gratin

Thinly sliced red potatoes are baked into a creamy and cheesy potato side dish that will quickly become a comfort-food favorite.

Broccoli Potato Soup with Greens

This creamy potato soup recipe is wholesome and comforting, and it pairs well with simple crackers or French bread. Try vegetable stock in place of chicken for a vegetarian version.

Potato Wedges

A hearty alternative to fries, these baked potato wedges are a tasty use for red potatoes. Serve them with burgers, hot dogs, or a chopped salad.

Confetti Potato Salad

Mix your favorite vegetables into this easy-to-make classic potato salad recipe, and bring it to your next potluck dinner party.

Cheesy Mashed Potato Pots

Individual dishes of creamy and cheesy mashed potatoes are a definite crowd-pleaser. Bake these and serve beside your favorite chicken dish when comfort food is in order.

Grilled Salmon Nicoise

This healthful and satisfying nicoise salad recipe features boiled red potatoes and fresh salmon. It's a quick dinner salad that can turn any weeknight into a meal to remember.

Baby Potato Kabobs

Liven up your next cookout by throwing these potato kabobs onto the grill alongside the burgers. Inclement weather? Try this grilled potato recipe on a stove-top grill pan.

Skillet Sausage and Potatoes

This red potato recipe makes good use of your cast-iron skillet by adding smoky flavor. Bonus: It cooks in less than 30 minutes.

Red Potato Salad

Reinvent the classic potato salad with this version that features red potatoes. It's colorful and delicious.

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