Potatoes are one of my go-to side dishes. They’re a favorite because whether I’m serving steak, chicken, or pork, potatoes work as a side. Super filling, they are also a great way to stretch a dollar. Try one of these potato side dish recipes for dinner tonight.
My family never says no to french fries. Rebecca Trent’s Cheesy Oven Fried Potatoes are similar to wedge cut fries and delish.
“Made this recipe and thought this would be good with some cheese sauce,” explains Rebecca. “The cheese made this dish.”
The seasoning in the oil and Parmesan sprinkled on top makes these slightly crunchy potato wedges so tasty.
Rebecca uses cheddar cheese soup, thinned with a little milk, to create the easiest sauce. Adding the sauce only makes these fries better. I bet you have all the ingredients to make this recipe in your kitchen today.
“I got this idea from my mom,” reveals Heather Isom (Santa Maria, CA) of her Cheesy Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes. “Ever since I was little she made these for a side dish and they were my favorite!”
Well, these are a favorite in my family too. This is a very easy recipe for roasted potatoes. Sprinkled with Italian seasoning, rosemary, and a few other spices, they’re full of flavor. Melted cheddar cheese on top is a yummy final touch.
Heidi Hoerman’s (Columbia, SC) Parsleyed Potatoes (Parsley Potatoes) are also super flavorful.
“This one combines the convenience of the microwave and a skillet on top of the stove,” Heidi tells us. “[It} is quick to make 15 minutes – start-to-finish,” says Heidi.
This is such a savory, satisfying way of preparing potatoes. Steaming the potatoes in the microwave speeds up the process. It’s a great technique to keep tucked in your apron pocket when preparing potatoes.
The combination of butter, onions, parsley, and lemon zest is wonderful. Heidi adds smoked sausage when serving these. It’s a delicious option to complete a meal.
Jean Goss (Beaumont, TX) shared her Mississippi Mash recipe that’s a very versatile side dish.
“One of our family’s favorite comfort foods,” says Jean. “Smothered potatoes and onions – great for any meal!”
Oh, these are good. The onions and potatoes get a little crisp when cooked in bacon grease. Seasoned simply with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, they can be made in no time.
The smell of these potatoes cooking will have everyone popping their heads into your kitchen to see what’s cookin’.
“I took a variation of how my mother-in-law made these and made it my own,” shares Samantha Jolin (Grand Forks, ND). “My husband looooves them as well as my kids! They are always a hit at gatherings.”
Samantha’s Amazing Twice Baked Potatoes recipe truly is amazing. They’re savory and soooo creamy.
Bell peppers add pops of sweetness. Ham and bacon give them the smoky flavor you expect in a twice baked potato. There is melty cheese in every bite.
Potatoes pair well with so many meals. Next time you’re looking for a new side, try one of these Blue Ribbon potato side dish dinner recipes. Happy Pinching!