Top 20 Best Potato Recipes

Here are several of the most popular potato recipes on this site, including my favorite mashed potatoes, baked stuffed potatoes, a delicious potato puff casserole, and scalloped potatoes.

  • 01 of 20
    Crock pot scalloped potatoes with cheese

    The Spruce

     This potato dish is a simple preparation and the slow cooker frees the oven up for other items.

  • 02 of 20
    Home Fries
    Home Fries. Diana Rattray

     These breakfast fried potatoes are simple and delicious. In this recipe, the potatoes are diced and partially cooked before draining and frying with the onions and seasonings.

  • 03 of 20
    Basic roast potatoes

    The Spruce


    These delicious roasted potatoes come out of the oven with a crispy browned skin and just the right amount of seasoning.
  • 04 of 20
    Hash Brown Casserole

    The Spruce

     This hash brown casserole is always a hit. It's an excellent dish for a big breakfast, brunch, or dinner. 

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  • 05 of 20
    Stuffed Baked Potatoes
    Stuffed Baked Potatoes. Diana Rattray

    Cheese stuffed baked potatoes make any meal a special one. Sprinkle with a little bacon or paprika to jazz up the spuds.

  • 06 of 20
    Savory Scalloped Potatoes With Green Onion
    Savory Scalloped Potatoes With Green Onion. Savory Scalloped Potatoes Photo: Diana Rattray
    These tasty scalloped potatoes are creamy and delicious. Scalloped potatoes with green onions and seasonings.
  • 07 of 20
    Homemade Mashed Potatoes

    The Spruce

    These delicious mashed potatoes are made with baking potatoes, milk, butter, and seasonings. Use baking potatoes, or Russets, for best texture.
  • 08 of 20
    Hash Brown Casserole
    Hash Brown Casserole. Photo: Diana Rattray

    The family will love this flavorful hash brown casserole. The frozen hash brown potatoes are combined with a homemade cheese sauce, and then the casserole is topped with soft buttered bread crumbs.

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  • 09 of 20
    Mashed Potatoes with Rutabaga
    Mashed Potatoes with Rutabaga. Diana Rattray

    This is truly an ideal combination of ingredients, with the slight sweetness of the rutabaga paired with the classic buttery flavor of mashed potatoes.

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    Au Gratin Potatoes
    Au Gratin Potatoes. Photo: Diana Rattray
    IN this recipe, diced potatoes are combined with a savory cheese sauce and baked to perfection.
  • 11 of 20
    Easy Microwave Mashed Potatoes
    Easy Microwave Mashed Potatoes. Microwave Mashed Potatoes Photo: Diana Rattray
    The microwave oven makes these mashed potatoes in about half the time. The potatoes are cooked in the microwave, then they're mashed with milk, butter, and seasonings.
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    Scalloped Potatoes With Bacon
    Scalloped Potatoes With Bacon. Scalloped Potatoes With Bacon Photo: Diana Rattray
    These great-tasting scalloped potatoes are baked to perfection with a creamy onion and bacon sauce. The recipe is easy to prepare and makes an excellent side dish with any meal.
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  • 13 of 20
    Hash Brown Casserole With Sausage
    Hash Brown Casserole With Sausage. Diana Rattray

    Sausage and fresh chives make this an easy, flavorful potato casserole. Serve this tasty hash brown bake as a side dish for a big breakfast or a brunch.

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    Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes
    Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes. Diana Rattray
    These rich and delicious scalloped potatoes make a fabulous side dish for any meal, from an everyday supper to a special holiday feast.
  • 15 of 20
    Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Cheddar
    Bacon and Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes. Imagesbybarbara/E+/Getty Images

     Baked potatoes don't have to be boring. These potatoes are baked, mashed, and then stuffed back into the skins with cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon, and green onions.

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    Picnic Potato Salad
    Picnic Potato Salad. Diana Rattray

     This is my go-to potato salad. It's a classic potato salad with hard cooked eggs and a mayonnaise and mustard dressing.

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  • 17 of 20

    Slow Cooker Hash Brown Casserole With Cheese

    Slow Cooker Hash Brown Casserole
    Slow Cooker Hash Brown Casserole. Diana Rattray

    The slow cooker makes cooking easy, while the convenience of condensed cheese soup makes them a snap to prepare.

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    New Potatoes
    New Potatoes. Diana Rattray

     A basic white sauce is combined with cooked new potatoes. This is a classic recipe. Add steamed fresh or frozen peas or green beans to the dish.

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    Red Potato Salad With Sour Cream and Dill

    Red Potato Salad With Sour Cream and Dill
    Red Potato Salad With Sour Cream and Dill. Diana Rattray

     This potato salad is  seasoned with dill and chopped dill pickle, along with the tangy mayonnaise and sour cream ​dressing.Take it along to a cookout or serve it as a side dish with lunch sandwiches.

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    Creamed New Potatoes with Green Beans

    Photo: Diana Rattray

     This combination of potatoes and green beans is fresh and delicious. An easy rich cream sauce brings this dish together.