These authentic russet potato recipes are so good you won’t believe they come from potatoes!
Who doesn’t love potatoes?
They’re healthy, hearty, and delicious.
They’re the perfect base for so many dishes, from casseroles to soups and salads.
Of course, you can eat potatoes raw, but when cooked, they become something special.
This list of russet potato recipes is full of all your favorite dishes.
From simple sides to hearty casseroles and scrumptious salads, you’ll find something that will delight your taste buds.
1. Fluffy mashed potatoes
I think it’s safe to say that mashed potatoes = comfort food.
And this recipe for fluffy mashed potatoes is the stuff of legends!
They’re fluffy and cheesy, just like you want them.
I love using pre-made mashed potato packets so I don’t have to worry about breaking the pot.
The great thing about this simple dish is that you can make it ahead of time and reheat right before serving.
(I recommend doing this with your family because they will love it!)
2. Hasselback Potatoes
Hasselback potatoes are a fun dish with a crispy exterior and tender interior.
They’re also easy to make, requiring just 10 minutes of prep.
The result is a unique potato dish that gives you the best of both worlds: crispy skin and soft flesh.
Serve these beautiful fluffy little potatoes with grilled steak for dinner or as an appetizer for parties.
You can’t go wrong!
3. Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes
These creamy mashed potatoes are way too good to eat on their own.
They have a buttery and cheesy flavor that’s hard to beat.
The trick is to mash the potatoes before adding them back into the pot.
That way, you get all the creamy goodness without any lactose.
This recipe also includes some sour cream for extra tanginess and spice.
I like this dish with a side of crispy bacon, but it’s also delicious as-is.
4. Crispy Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Here’s another recipe to get your party on!
These crispy garlic roasted potatoes are so good, you won’t mind if they make you a little sick.
The spuds bake in the oven until golden, which means they’re totally addictive.
Whip up these delicious veggie sides for dinner parties or cook-outs.
You can even serve them as an appetizer.
5. Potato Skin Bites
These tasty potato bites are the most delicious way to eat potatoes.
They’re so good, you won’t even need a dipping sauce.
The skins of these spuds will turn crispy once they’re baked in the oven.
It’s a great way to get all those lovely brown edges that we love!
6. Cheesy Ranch Potatoes
I love using ranch dressing for all kinds of things, and I especially like it on potatoes.
This is a simple one-ingredient dish, but the flavor is out of this world.
It’s buttery, smoky, and super creamy.
Every bite is like biting into warm sweet potato goodness.
Serve with some leftover chili or leftovers of your favorite soup.
7. Twice Baked Potato Casserole
This casserole combines the goodness of baked potatoes and a creamy topping with the ease of a casserole.
It’s ideal for when you just want to eat something warm, but still want it to look like a fancy brunch.
Like all baked potatoes, this one is loaded with cheese and yummy bacon bits.
It’s also jam-packed with seasoning.
Between the sour cream, chives, green onions, and bacon pieces, you won’t even need salad dressing!
8. Crispy Baked Parmesan Potato Wedges
If you’re looking for a way to use up leftover parmesan, then this is the recipe to make.
Loaded with garlic, cheddar cheese, and Parmesan cheese, these crispy baked potatoes are a must-try!
A sprinkle of paprika adds a touch of spice that pairs perfectly with the softness of the potato wedges.
9. Loaded Hassleback Potatoes
Between the butter, garlic, and yummy cheese, these potatoes are extremely rich.
However, if you’re trying to eat fewer carbs and still want these potatoes to be delicious, this recipe is for you.
The trick is to cook them in a cast-iron skillet – then cover them in plenty of melted butter from start to finish.
That way, the rich flavor gets transferred into every single bite.
10. All-American Potato Salad
The best potato salads are always creamy and full of yummy seasonings.
This recipe is no exception, using mayonnaise, cream cheese, sour cream, paprika, onion powder, sugar, salt, pepper, vinegar (lukewarm), and garlic.
In fact, it’s so creamy that even the kids won’t be able to tell it’s not a white potato salad.
I love how this recipe gives you the option to add bacon bits and pickle relish if you want a little extra crunch!
11. Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Potatoes are a great way to add some extra bulk and flavor to your favorite soup recipe.
This soup is loaded with potatoes, celery, onions, broth, cream of chicken soup, and plenty of other ingredients.
It’s thick, creamy, and seasoned so you won’t miss the meat!
Serve this hearty soup with a side of crunchy bread for dipping.
12. Grandmother’s Potato Soup
If you love the sweet and savory flavors of potato soup, then this recipe is for you.
The buttery kielbasa gives a hearty boost to this humble dish.
It pairs beautifully with the potatoes and herbs for an incredibly creamy texture.
Add some grated cheese and fresh parsley on top to create one delicious dish that your whole family will love!
13. Ranch Potatoes
If you’ve ever had the pleasure of working in a restaurant, you probably have many memories of the ranch potpie.
This recipe takes that classic dish and makes it for home.
It’s creamy, cheesy, and perfectly seasoned! It’s also so easy to make that even beginners can whip up this delicious side dish.
14. Air Fryer Seasoned Potato Wedges
If you’re looking for a way to get more veggies into your diet, these air fryer seasoned potato wedges are the perfect recipe for you.
With just 15 minutes of prep time and no oven required, you can make this 100% guilt-free.
And even though they taste as good as they look, they taste even better!
15. Fondant Potatoes
These fondant potatoes are like a cross between mashed potatoes and French fries.
You’ll make them with some potato starch, but you can use any other starchy vegetable of your choice in place of it if you prefer.
For the topping, you’ll coat the sides and bottom of the baking dish with a mix of butter and powdered sugar.
That way, it gets crispy on both sides.
16. Parmesan Rosemary Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes
Who doesn’t love potatoes?
Who doesn’t love crispy and buttery potatoes with a hint of brown and crisp edges?
When I think of potatoes, I immediately think of this recipe.
It’s the perfect way to celebrate all things sweet and savory.
It takes just 30 minutes to make, but it results in some seriously amazing potatoes!
Not only are they ideal for these air fryer roasted parsnips, but you can also use them as a side dish for any main course.
17. Sweet Potato Gratin With Rosemary And Sage
This sweet potato gratin is so good, you’ll want to make it twice a week.
Made with your favorite roasted sweet potatoes, rosemary and sage are the perfect duo.
Then, finish it off with cheese and breadcrumbs for a hearty finish.
It’s sticky, buttery, and garlicky.
And just like every recipe on this list, it’s super easy to make!
18. Crispy Herb Roasted Potatoes
Roasting potatoes is one of my favorite things in the world.
These crispy herb-roasted potatoes are no exception!
They’re also very easy to make, and they’ll be a perfect side dish for your next potluck.
The simple ingredients are all you need to create this hearty and delicious side dish.
Serve them with chicken or shrimp for a meal that will leave your guests impressed.
19. Sweet Potato Hash
If you’re looking for something sweet, this is the recipe for you.
Sweet potatoes are mashed and then tossed in a seasoned flour mixture to make hash.
This gives the traditional dish its signature Khajuraho flavor that pairs perfectly with chickpeas and carrots.
The secret to this dish is the seasoning mix.
The best way to start making your own seasoning mixes is by baking them in the oven.
These spice mixes will give your savory dishes such a unique flavor profile!
20. Slow Cooker Baked Potato Casserole
With a creamy, cheesy topping and plenty of roasted veggies, this is the kind of casserole people will return to time and again.
The secret here is not just to roast your potatoes in the oven, but also to turn them into a mash.
This will ensure they’re as tender and fluffy as possible without any excess moisture around the edges.
21. French Onion Potatoes
Creamy, cheesy, and bursting with flavor, these French onion potatoes are easily one of my favorite potatoes.
They’re loaded with onions, garlic, and cheese and have the ultimate sauce on top.
The only thing missing is some fresh herbs.
That way you can serve them to a crowd and know they’ll love you for it!
22. Grilled Potatoes
Loved potatoes around the holidays?
Try these grilled potatoes next time you’re in the mood for something sweet and salty.
The potato slices are coated with a mixture of olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Then they’re set on the grill to cook until they’re golden brown and crispy.
Toss them with fresh herbs like thyme or basil for a totally decadent and comforting side dish that everyone will enjoy!
23. Ruth’s Chris Potatoes Au Gratin Copycat
Are you on the hunt for an easy, healthy way to use up leftover potatoes?
Then, give this recipe a try.
It’s not only delicious but also low-calorie and gluten-free.
Although it takes about 45 minutes to make, you can easily leave the oven unattended.
Trust me: it will be ready in about 20 minutes!
24. Baked Russet Potatoes
Baked russet potatoes are everything you’ll want in a snack or side dish.
Filled with cheese, bacon, and cheddar, they’re hearty and delish.
They pair well with almost any meal.
They make a fantastic addition to Thanksgiving dinner or just as an easy snack on their own.
25. Potato And Onion Bake
This vegan potato bake is a great way to use up some leftover potatoes.
It’s packed with mashed, crispy potatoes and loads of onions and herbs.
The result is a hearty, savory dish that’s loaded with flavor.
I love this recipe because it makes it easy to get dinner on the table quickly!
Just pop it in the oven and serve.
It only takes 15 minutes.
Don’t forget about those extras – sour cream, cheese, bacon bits are all included in this tasty dish.
- 1.5 kg floury potatoes
- 4 tbsp vegetable oil
- 4 garlic cloves
- a few sprigs rosemary
- sea salt flakes
- Oven temperature set at 200°C/180°F/gas 6. Put a metal skewer into the back of one of the potato’s flatter sides. The majority of the potato should be cut through. Place the potato on a cutting board with the skewer side down (be careful not to cut all the way through on both ends). If it’s simpler for you, you may also sandwich each potato between the handles of two wooden spoons before cutting through to the spoon. To make slices that are a few mm apart, use a sharp knife. Repeat with the remaining potatoes after taking the skewer out.
- On a small baking sheet, arrange the potatoes cut-side up and drizzle with oil. Use your hands to thoroughly coat each potato in oil, getting some between the slices. Add the rosemary and chopped garlic, and season well. The potatoes should be roasted for 50 minutes to an hour, or until they are crisp and golden brown on top. To create extra-crispy potatoes, baste the skillet with any oil remaining halfway through cooking.
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