10 Everyday Potato Recipes That You Need Up Your Sleeve

Where does one start?! Oh the Potato recipes that I dream about. The humble potato is seriously one of the most versatile vegetables around, and the perfect side dish to many main meals. In our house potatoes are king of the vegetables. Personally, I love sweet potatoes, but I always get outvoted for a simple bowl of mashed potato or sheet pan of potato wedges with nothing but a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt and black pepper! Well I’ve rounded up my faves and here they are… 10 everyday potato recipes you need up your sleeve. From crispy smashed baby potatoes to a big bowl of colcannon to eat alongside a Guinness stew, I’ve got you covered. Let’s get started…

A white colander full of large, dirt covered sebago potatoes. A timber peeler sits beside.

Ps, What’s your favorite way to eat potatoes? Jacket potatoes topped with sour cream and chives? Homemade French fries with a side of mayonnaise? What about potato skins topped with bacon and lots of cheddar cheese? Let me know in the comments!

Spicy Cajun Roasted Potatoes – Just Add Guacamole!

These Cajun roasted potatoes are spicy and crispy on the outside, fluffy potato goodness on the inside. Just how a good roast potato should be!

close up of a bowl of potato salad

The BEST Potato Salad

THE potato salad that my family says is my best dish

Black garlic potato gratin

Serve alongside my Herbs de Provence roast chicken on roast night or as a side to a weekend BBQ, however, I find it’s a good side dish to pretty much any gathering… Because, well, Potatoes!

a bowl piled high of creamy mashed potato with a dob of butter on top and finished with a sprinkle of chives

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy mashed potatoes are the BEST side for a good roast or slow-cooked stew. Any leftovers can easily be fried up the next morning for an easy breakfast treat!

A black Le Creuset cast iron Dutch oven with a fish pie in it. A serving has been scooped out revealing the creamy seafood mornay inside.

Creamy Seafood Pie with Colcannon Mash

Ok, so this isn’t the quickest of recipes. But bear with me, because a Dutch oven of creamy, seafood pie, topped with a colcannon mash top and baked until cheesy and golden is total pie heaven. Seafood lovers, take note! 

creamy colcannon mash in a red Le Creuset pot

Colcannon Mash – Creamy Irish Mashed Potatoes with Cabbage

 Is there anything more comforting than mashed potato? Especially creamy mash with other bits in it? For me, Colcannon is king when it comes to Irish potato dishes.

A white enamel cast iron roasting pan full of smashed duck fat roast potatoes. A bowl of truffle salt sits on top.

Smashed duck fat roast potatoes with truffle salt

A potato roasted in duck fat is one thing, but to season with truffle salt, just takes it to a whole, out of this world level.

A enamel saucepan full of Persian lentil sweet potato soup with a spoon in it.

Persian Lentil Sweet Potato Soup

A vegetarian heart warmer for these cooler days. Full of spice, vegetables, and green lentils, this easy soup is great for batch cooking and makes a delicious lunch in a mug.

Potato rosti stacks on a Le Creuset non stick grill.

Grilled Potato Rosti Stack with Smashed Avo and Smoked Salmon

This Smashed avocado and smoked salmon potato rosti stack is my idea of a perfect Sunday morning breakfast. Restaurant quality breakfast without getting out of my pj’s. And it’s easy enough that the whole family can pitch in to cook. It’s a win-win!

An oval pan of oven roasted rosemary and garlic potatoes. Fresh rosemary and garden scissors sit beside the pan.

Crispy Rosemary and Garlic Roast Potatoes

Say hello to perfectly delicious roast potatoes! These crispy rosemary and garlic roast potatoes are the perfect side dish to your family roast dinner. 

Here’s a few roast recipes that go well with potatoes

Well, that’s it! I hope you found something here that you like. I think the cajun roast potatoes would be my favorite, but then I’m a sucker for seafood pie!


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