Potato Side Dishes

Mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes, roasted potatoes, hot potatoes. Find the right potato side dish for your dinner.

Staff Picks

Oven-Fresh Seasoned Potato Wedges

Rating: 4.5 stars 791
These oven-baked, seasoned Parmesan potatoes are quick and easy to make.

Chef John's Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 973
This recipe will hopefully give you the proper techniques to turn out perfect mashed potatoes every time; always light, fluffy and lump-free.

Rich and Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin

Rating: 4.5 stars 357
These are the easiest, creamiest potatoes au gratin I have ever had... YUM!

Cheesy Potato Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 89
Delicious and cheesy, these potato pancakes are a huge hit with my 3 boys! Great as a side dish or for snacking! These travel well wrapped in foil for the lunch box. Can be served plain or with ranch dressing as a dip.

Roasted Potatoes with Greens

Rating: 4.5 stars 427
Roasted potatoes mingle with fresh spinach in a sauce of garlic, butter, sea salt and fresh rosemary. Finish with a drizzle of olive oil and/or a good shredded hard cheese like Parmesan or Pecorino if you like.

Oven Baked Garlic and Parmesan Fries

Rating: 4.5 stars 246
You'll love these...consider yourself warned: You'll want them every day!

Irish Champ

Rating: 4.5 stars 174
Looks similar to colcannon, but champ is native to the North of Ireland. It's made by blending scallions or green onions with creamy mashed potatoes. Great on its own, served steaming hot with extra butter which will melt through it. But it's also the perfect side dish for good quality sausages.

Pommes Anna with Gruyere

Rating: 5 stars 22
Layers of thinly sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, stacked with Gruyere cheese and golden sauteed onions make this French side dish.
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Fondant Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 250
Chef John's fondant potatoes are crispy outside and rich and tender inside.

Hasselback Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 483
This Swedish dish takes its name from Hasselbacken, the Stockholm restaurant where it was first served. The seasoned potatoes turn out crisp on the outside and tender on the inside.

Greek-Style Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 259
A great complement with souvlaki. I often cook this on the BBQ with the souvlaki. All you need is a great Greek salad for a full meal!
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Inspiration and Ideas

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