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30 Best Potato Recipes

roasted garlic mashed potatoes in a bowl topped with melted butter, cracked pepper and fresh chives

This list of the 30 Best Potato Recipes is full of rich, inviting, creative ways to devour your favorite starchy veggie.

A Potato Recipe for (almost) Every Day of the Month.

Because we are such fans of all kinds of potatoes, we’ve worked hard to include many varieties on this list from russet, sweet potato, baby potatoes to fingerlings. We’ve scoured our site to make sure we are giving you 20 of the most amazing potato dishes out there.

We just know you are going to love cooking your way through this list this fall and winter. We’ve got you covered from delicious breakfasts, cozy dinners, interesting side dishes, and a few other gems making an appearance along the way.

roasted garlic mashed potatoes in a bowl topped with melted butter, cracked pepper and fresh chives
Greek chicken freezer meal with potatoes, lemons and oregano on a baking sheet

Potatoes & Garlic, the Perfect Match.

Vegan Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with black beans and avocado on a bed of kale
Honey roasted sweet potatoes with labneh on a plate

Perfectly Sweet, Sweet Potatoes

African Peanut Soup with kale and chicken in a bowl with a spoon
wild mushroom chowder in a bowl with potatoes

Potato Soup ALL the Ways

  • African peanut soup is warming with fresh ginger, jalapeño, cumin and plenty of garlic.
  • This Wild Mushroom Chowder with Bacon and Leeks is the perfect cozy dish for this time of year.
  • How about making a batch of this vegetarian chili it’s a dairy-free, gluten-free, one-pot, wallet-friendly wonder that freezes well too!
  • We love this salmon chowder made with fresh salmon, salty bacon and you guessed it, hearty potatoes. It’s the ultimate comfort food.
ground Beef Empanadas with peas carrots and potatoes on a plate
baked gnocchi with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce in a large baking dish

Kid Friendly Potato Recipes

  • Your kids will LOVE these empanadas. They are tender and flaky filled with a hearty mixture of warmly-spiced ground beef and vegetables including potatoes!
  • Baked gnocchi: one whiff of this heavenly baked gnocchi is enough to silence the ravenous masses.
  • Crisp bacon, cheddar cheese, sour AND heavy cream all smashed into creamy potatoes—our recipe for twice baked potatoes is here to win your heart forever.
Coconut curry lentil soup with sweet potatoes a kale in a bowl
Fasolakia Greek Green Beans dish with potatoes and tomatoes in a bowl with a spoon and crusty bread

Vegetarian Potato Dish Success!

  • I have literally eaten this Coconut Curry Lentil Soup every week since we added it to the blog. It’s just that good!
  • Fasolakia Braised Green Beans is a very different spin on green beans and potatoes. Served with feta and crusty bread, it’s a dish you’ll want to go back to again and again.
  • This tasty spiced vegetarian stew is packed with hearty vegetables and a rich broth seasoned with turmeric, cinnamon, and cumin- and is sure to warm you up, even on the coldest of days.
  • Sweet Potato Tacos are destined to become your new favorite “meatless Monday” meal.
Sausage kale and potato skillet dinner in a cast iron skillet
Steak bites and sweet potatoes with curry aioli in a cast iron skillet

Potato Dinners Everyone will Love

Potatoes Bravas with a fried egg and garlic aioli
Sweet potato carnitas hash with a fried egg an bell peppers

Potatoes For Breakfast? No one is Complaining!

Vegetable Pot Pie with biscuits on top in a braiser
ground Lamb Pot Pie with Curry, potatoes, carrots and peas in a cast iron skillet

Potato Pot Pies, are the Best Kind. Am I right?

  • This Rustic curry Lamb Pie is a great way to introduce your friends and family to a new flavorful dish using ground lamb. It’s hearty and homey and just perfect for the season
  • This Vegetable Pot Pie has a rich brown gravy style sauce and cheesy biscuits that put it over the top.
  • If you’re looking for a fun little dinner project, may I suggest this Lamb Pie? It’s worth all the effort!
cheesy Potatoes au gratin in a baking dish with a soon
Crispy roasted potatoes with gremolata on a baking sheet

Yay for Potato Side Dishes!

one pan honey mustard chicken with green beans and potatoes
Olive bar sheet pan chicken

Winner Winner Potato and Chicken Dinner

Did you Make One of These Recipes?

We hope you love this 30 Best Potato Recipes list. If you make any of these dishes, we’d love to hear about it. Be sure to tag @themodernproper and #themodernproper on Instagram to share where you found the recipe. Happy eating!