Potatoes are an incredibly versatile ingredient that can be used in many different ways, making them perfect for quick and easy weeknight dinners. Whether you are cooking for yourself or your family, potatoes can be the main event or a delicious side dish.
Here are 19 easy and tasty recipes you can whip up in no time for a satisfying meal. So add some new potato-based dishes to your weeknight dinner rotation!
Baby potatoes are made extra creamy by boiling them with lots and lots of salt. Salt potatoes are a Syracuse NY tradition!
Air Fryer Smashed Potatoes
Perfectly crispy on the outside and deliciously fluffy on the inside. Making smashed potatoes in the air fryer is so easy!
Smoked Baked Potatoes
Let the grill do the work with these savory smoked baked potatoes. Perfect for tender flaky potato with that hint of smoky flavor that everyone loves, it’s the perfect vessel for a fun baked potato bar,
Au Gratin Potato Stacks
Stunning, simple, and oh-so-good, these cheesy and creamy potato stacks are ready in a fraction of the time of regular au gratin potatoes. Just make extra because everyone will want seconds!
Air Fryer Red Potatoes
Roast up some crispy red potatoes for dinner with this easy air fryer recipe.
Easy Scalloped Potatoes for Two
This recipe for quick and easy scalloped potatoes for two is perfect for a cozy dinner at home. Whether you are cooking for yourself or someone special, this simple and scrumptious side dish is sure to be a hit.
Smooth, creamy, and cheesy, southern mash will become your new favorite potato dish. Easy to make and melt in the mouth deliciousness, you’ll wonder where this has been all your life.
These homemade potato latkes are crispy and delicious. Best of all, this recipe is easy to make!
Smoked Double Stuffed Potatoes
Smoke them taters! Loaded with smoky, creamy, cheesy goodness, these Smoked Double Stuffed Potatoes are just about the tastiest dish on the planet!
Think baked potatoes but crispier and so much more stylish and you’ll be treated to Hasselback potatoes. They’ll be the star of your table but they are so easy to make.
Air Fryer Cheesy Potato Taquitos
Use your air fryer and mashed potatoes for these easy homemade taquitos. The best part is you can add all sorts of mixins to the potatoes to customize and make a fun appetizer or full meal out of them.
Samosas with Spicy Potato Filling
A spicy potato filling makes these samosas irresistible. They’re quickly fried to a crisp golden brown and perfect for dipping in chutney or raita.
Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes
Potatoes are coated in taco seasoning, quickly cooked and topped off with queso and taco toppings in this delicious and easy Taco Bell copycat recipe.
These fish cakes are pillowy clouds of flakey white fish and leftover mashed potatoes air fried to crispy golden brown.
Garlic & Rosemary Braised Potatoes
So easy and so flavorful, these Garlic & Rosemary Braised Potatoes are delicious! Pair these creamy taters with roasts, steaks, chicken, fish, and more!
Dreamy, creamy, cheesy potatoes don’t get any better than delicious Dauphinoise potaotes. Easy to make and an instant hit with everyone.
Cheesy Grilled Potatoes and Onions
Cook up cheesy potatoes right on the grill with your dinner. These are cooked with onion and bacon for extra deliciousness.
Air Fryer Fingerling Potatoes
We always double batch these fingerling potatoes, they turn out so crispy, yet fluffy when cooked in the air fryer. The perfect side dish or just dunk them in our favorite dipping sauce.
Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon
This steakhouse classic side dish is incredibly delicious. Fluffy baked potatoes cut open and stuffed before being baked again with extra cheese, bacon, and chives for even more flavor.