3 Unexpected Potato Recipes That You'll Love

Potatoes are the perfect addition to any meal and even make a great meal all by themselves. But if you feel like you always make the same old thing, here are 3 innovative potato recipes to get you out of your spud rut.

1. Potato Sandwich

You'll Need (for 3):

  • 3 potatoes, peeled and cooked
  • 4 tbsp bread crumbs from a baguette
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 slices of Gouda cheese
  • 6 slices of salami

Here's How:

1.1 Heat some oil in a pan over medium heat while you cut the cooked and peeled potatoes lengthwise. Mix the bread crumbs with parmesan and season with salt and pepper. Dredge the potato slices in whisked egg and then the bread crumb mixture.

1.2 Fry the breaded potato slices on both sides. Place 2 slices of Gouda and 3 slices on each fried potato slice and then top with another fried potato slice.

1.3 If you want a crispier potato sandwich, let them sit in the pan for a while or pop them in a preheated oven set to 350°F for about 15 minutes.

2. Potato Egg Nest

You'll Need (for 4):

  • 14 oz potatoes, peeled and cooked
  • 4 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 3 tbsp bacon bits
  • 3 oz shredded cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 egg yolks
  • bread crumbs to garnish

Here's How:

2.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Mash the potatoes, season with salt and pepper, and mix in the bread crumbs, bacon, parsley, and about half of the cheese. Make 4 potato patties from the mixture, place them on a pan lined with parchment paper, and sprinkle bread crumbs on top.

2.2 Press a small glass into the center of each potato nest.

2.3 Spread the rest of the cheese in the holes, add one egg yolk to each center, and cook for 15 minutes.

3. Stuffed Duchess Potatoes

You'll Need (for 4):

  • 14 oz potatoes, peeled and cooked
  • 4 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 4 oz grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • salt, pepper & nutmeg to taste
  • 4 mini mozzarella pearls
  • 4 tbsp bacon bits

Here's How:

3.1 Preheat the oven to 375°F and line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Mash the potatoes, mix them with the bread crumbs, parmesan, egg yolks, and parsley, and season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Spoon the potato mixture into a piping bag, pipe 4 circles onto the pan, and smooth the surfaces with a spoon.

3.2 Place a mini mozzarella pearl in the center of each potato circle, surrounded by some bacon bits.

3.3 Pipe the rest of the potato mixture around the mozzarella balls and bacon in the shape of a tower.

3.4 Cook the stuffed potatoes for 15 minutes and you'll be treated to a surprise at dinner!


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