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Delicious Potato Recipes

Updated on July 23, 2018
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Interesting Potato Facts

Potatoes are an interesting vegetable. They are high in potassium, carbohydrates, protein, relatively low in calories, a great source of Vitamin Band C, not to mention fiber and iron. They are the number one vegetable eaten by Americans and the one consumers order the most when eating out. According to the International Potato Center in Peru there are over 4,300 different varieties of potatoes in the Andes alone. Every year in America alone it is estimated that the average person consumes about 1440 each. That's amazing. Even more mind blowing is the fact that Europeans eat about twice that. So grab yourself a potato and enjoy.

Crockpot Baked Potato Salad
Crockpot Baked Potato Salad | Source

Crockpot Baked Potato Salad


5 lbs potatoes, peeled, cubed and boiled

1/2 cup butter, melted

4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

2 cups sour cream

2 tsp minced onions

3 1/4 oz jar bacon bits

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

1/2 cup chopped scallions


Combine potatoes and butter; add cheese, sour cream, minced onions, and bacon bits.

Mix well, add salt and pepper to taste.

Place in a crockpot on high for 1 hour or low for 2 hours.

Stir every 30 minutes until done.

Just before serving, sprinkle with scallions.

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes | Source

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes


8 cups potatoes, peeled and sliced

4 cups onion, sliced

1/2 tsp pepper

1 tbsp garlic salt

2 tbsp bacon bits

3 cups milk

2 tbsp butter

1 1/2 cup shredded four cheese blend


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Layer 4 cups potatoes in a buttered 13" x 9" baking dish; top with onions and remaining potatoes.

Sprinkle with pepper, garlic salt, and bacon bits.

Pour milk over the top.

Dot with butter and bake for 1 hour.

Sprinkle with cheese 15 minutes before finished.

Cheese potato and sausage casserole
Cheese potato and sausage casserole | Source

Potato, sausage, and cheese casserole


1 lb ground mild sausage

4 cups cubed chopped potatoes

1 cup shredded four cheese blend cheese

1/4 cup chopped onions

1 (4oz) can green chilies, drained

6 eggs

3/4 cup milk

1/4 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Crumble and cook sausage until browned.

Drain over grease.

Spread potatoes in greased 13" x 9" baking dish.

Top with cooked sausage, cheese, onions and chilies.

Beat eggs, milk, salt, pepper, and garlic powder until frothy.

Pour egg mixture over sausage and bake 30 minutes.

Remove from oven and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Bake 15 more minutes, until eggs are set.

Mississippi potato casserole
Mississippi potato casserole | Source

Mississippi Potato Casserole


1 1/2 cups large curd cottage cheese

1 cup sour cream

1 cup scallions, cut in 1/2" pieces

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

5 cups cubed potatoes, peeled, cooked and cooled

1/2 cup shredded four cheese blend cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine cottage cheese, sour cream, scallions, garlic, salt, and pepper.

Fold in potatoes

Pour into buttered 8" x 8" baking dish.

Top with cheese.

Bake for 40 minutes.

Hot potato salad
Hot potato salad | Source

Hot potato salad


6 medium potatoes

2 hard boiled eggs, chopped

4 slices thick cut bacon, cut in 1" pieces

1/4 cup minced onions

1 egg, beaten

4 tbsp vinegar

1 tsp dry mustard

1 1/2 tsp salt


Boil potatoes until easily pierced with a fork.

Drain, peel and dice while warm.

Mix with chopped boiled eggs.

Fry bacon with onion until cooked but not crisp.

Remove bacon and onion with slotted spoon and add to potatoes.

Beat warm bacon grease gradually into beaten egg.

Add vinegar, dry mustard, and salt.

Combine mixture with potatoes.

Serve warm.

Potato fun fact
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“Only two things in this world

are too serious to be jested on,

potatoes and matrimony.”

~ Irish Saying

I love potatoes in every size, shape, and color.
I love potatoes in every size, shape, and color. | Source

May the frost never effect your spuds.

— Old Irish Blessing

It is easy to halve the potato where there is love.

— Irish Proverb

Potato Candy


  • 1/3 cup peeled, cooked, and mashed russet potato, cold (about 1 large potato)
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon table salt
  • 6 to 7 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter


  1. Beat mashed potato and next 3 ingredients at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric mixer 2 minutes. Beat in 6 cups powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time. Add up to 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 Tbsp. at a time, to form dough.
  2. Gather dough into a ball; dust with powdered sugar. Roll to 1/8 inch thick on parchment paper, and cut into a 12- x 10-inch rectangle. Generously sprinkle powdered sugar over dough, and place a piece of parchment paper over rectangle. Invert rectangle; discard parchment paper on top.
  3. Spread peanut butter over dough. Starting at 1 long side, tightly roll up candy, jelly-roll fashion, using parchment paper as a guide. Wrap in parchment paper, and freeze 1 hour. Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and serve. Refrigerate sliced candy in an airtight container up to 1 week.

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    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      6 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks IslandBites.

    • IslandBites profile image


      6 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Nice hub!

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Susan, thanks for letting me know how you liked the cheesy scalloped potatoes. It's one of my husbands favorites.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Made the Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes last night to go along with a baked ham. This recipe is a keeper!

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Just Ask Susan, Thanks for the ratings. Let me know how the recipes turn out for you.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I have booked marked your Hub as I am always looking for new ways to make potatoes and you have given me so many more ways here. Thank you so much! Up and awesome!

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks AlmostLola. I love potatoes baked, fried, microwaved.... well, you get the idea.

    • AlmostLola profile image


      8 years ago

      They all sound so good!

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thank you toknowinfo. I love potatoes. And the crockpot is an old familiar friend. It gets used quite often in my home.

    • toknowinfo profile image


      8 years ago

      Thanks for the great selection of potato recipes. I especially like to use my crock pot whenever I can. Thanks. Rated up and useful.

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Granny's House, potatoes are such a great addition to any meal. You can't have too many recipes.

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      Granny's House 

      9 years ago from Older and Hopefully Wiser Time

      These all look great. I was looking for some new ways to make potatoes. Thanks for sharing.

      Voted and bookmark

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    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Actually envy, I wrote this one because of a comment you wrote on one of my other recipe hubs. You had mentioned that you had gotten a huge bag of potatoes and wanted to know if I knew of any other potato recipes. That's when this hub was born.

    • evvy_09 profile image


      9 years ago from Athens, AL

      More recipes, awesome. The potato sausage recipe sounds so good.

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Sweetie Pie, I like potatoes too. Thanks for stopping in and commenting.

    • SweetiePie profile image


      9 years ago from Southern California, USA

      Potatoes are one of my favorite foods, so maybe I will look at your recipes later when I am making these again.

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Ingenira, potatoes are a great inexpensive addition to any meal. One of the best things about them is their versatility

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Amber Allen, I love to try potatoes in different way. I agree they make a great addition to a meal.

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Carrie450, thanks. You'll enjoy the cheesy scalloped potatoes. Thanks for stopping in and commenting.

      Rhonda Waits, I love potatoes too. It's always great to find new ways to fix them.

      chspublish, the recipes are delicious. I have a friend who does not eat potatoes in any way, shape, or form. She doesn't like the texture. I know you'll love 'em.

    • Ingenira profile image


      9 years ago

      My family and I always enjoy potato dish. These are great recipe ! I will tried the potato salad.

    • Amber Allen profile image

      Amber Allen 

      9 years ago

      Hi KKG

      Potatoes are such an under rated and inexpensive ingredient which deserve much more attention. You've put together some great recipes here. I think I shall try the Mississippi Potato Casserole first.


    • chspublish profile image


      9 years ago from Ireland

      A great hub with potatoe recipes. I'm not particulaarly fond of potatoes, but I love it when the potato gets a recipe all to itself. Then the potato is sooo tasty. Thanks for sharing these tasty recipes. I know they'll be good before even I cook 'em.

    • Rhonda Waits profile image

      Rhonda Musch 

      9 years ago from The Emerald Coast

      Thanks for the recipes on potatoes. I love them no matter, how you fix them. Thanks these are great.

    • carrie450 profile image


      9 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

      These recipes look very good KoffeeKlatch Gals.

      I may try out the Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes, thanks


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