6 Taterrific Potato Recipes
Potatoes are famously versatile. You can have them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, baked, roasted, mashed, or fried – in short: they're amazing and that's why you should always have a sackful of these starchy stars on hand. To give you an idea of just how tater-rific they are, we're sharing 6 potato recipes that will cater to all your tater needs!
1. Cheesy Mashed Potato Puff Pastry Ring
Got a get-together coming up and don't know what party snacks to serve? There are plenty of easy appetizers to choose from, but this finger food will really help you make an impact. With mashed potatoes and a ring of puff pastry, this sun-shaped dish is not only easy to prepare, but it's sure to be a big hit with all the guests! Get the recipe for the Cheesy Mashed Potato Puff Pastry Ring.
2. Scalloped Potato Casserole Loaf
Think loaf pans are only for bread and cake? Think again! We made a potato casserole that not only looks great, but also tastes amazing thanks to seasoned ground beef, fresh spinach, ripe tomatoes, and plenty of cheese! Get the recipe for the Scalloped Potato Casserole Loaf.
3. Scalloped Potato Dome Cake
This recipe is inspired by the Germans who are certainly a potato-loving folk. Just a few of the most beloved national dishes include: potato dumplings, potato salad, potato pancakes, mashed potatoes, potato soup, potato bread, potato casserole, pan-fried potatoes, baked potatoes, potato noodles, potato fritters, hash browns, fries, and croquettes. Clearly the Germans really, really love potatoes, and what's not to like? These delicious tubers are amazing and go with everything, so it was high time that we made a potato cake, and now you can too! Get the recipe for the Scalloped Potato Dome Cake.
4. Tartiflette Casserole
A tartiflette is a potato casserole made with soft cheese, such as camembert, that originated in the Savoy region of France. The basic ingredients for the classic dish include potatoes, camembert cheese, and onions. What's so special about a tartiflette casserole is that it doesn't skimp on the cheese – in fact, it gets topped with entire wheels of cheese! Of course, there are countless different ways to make a tartiflette casserole, but we think we've created the ultimate one – it's cheese lover's dream come true! Get the recipe for the Tartiflette Casserole.
5. Mashed Potato BBQ Beef Pie
When you're making a casserole, you usually just serve it in the dish it was baked in, right? But this ain't your mama's casserole. What if you could turn a plain old casserole into a hearty pie that transforms mashed potatoes into culinary scaffolding? That's right – for this recipe, you're going to press a bunch of mashed potatoes into a springform pan like dough, then top it with perfectly seasoned, smoky BBQ ground beef and cheese. Treat yourself! Get the recipe for the Mashed Potato BBQ Beef Pie.
6. Blooming Fried Potatoes
Anyone who's ever had a blooming onion before knows exactly why the dish is also known as the "Awesome Blossom." And while it is certainly delicious, there's one problem with this appetizer... and that's exactly it — it's just an appetizer. If you want the same decadent experience, but as a main dish, then blooming potatoes stuffed with chicken meatballs in a bed of tomato sauce and baked cheese is the way to go! Get the recipe for the Blooming Fried Potatoes.
Delicate petals, savory pies, and hearty casseroles – if ever there was any doubt that potatoes have always been the star of the show, that notion should finally be laid to rest by now. But see for yourself and make these tater recipes to test our theory!