18 Potato Side Dishes You've Never Tried
Fried, baked, roasted, smothered in cheese…we love all things potato. You probably have plenty of go-to dishes that involve russets and reds in your arsenal, but it’s time to switch things up. Presenting 18 delicious potato side dishes we bet you’ve never tried.
Hokkaido Mashed Potatoes
Swap out Idaho gold for Hokkaido potatoes in this mashed potato recipe. And bonus, it incorporates seared mushrooms and green beans, too.
Cheesy Potato Chive Galette
We’re obsessed with this savory pie, packed with Gruyère and fontina and sprinkled with thyme and dill.
Easy Vegan Scalloped Potatoes
The secret ingredients in this gooey and decadent dairy-free dish? Raw cashews and nutritional yeast.
Salt and Vinegar Roasted Potatoes with Feta and Dill
This flavor combo is fabulous when paired with potato chips—but just wait until you try salt and vinegar on roasted potato chunks.
Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes
Plain mashed potatoes? Boring. Enter this Tex-Mex twist with bell peppers, jalapeños, green chili and plenty of sharp cheddar cheese.
Vegan Potato Salad with Herbed Tahini Sauce
This no-mayo potato salad gets its creaminess from a tahini-based dressing that you’ll want to drizzle on everything. (And best of all, it takes only a couple of minutes to blend.)
Swiss Potato Pancake with Sautéed Mushrooms
A crispy, buttery Swiss classic that’s about to be a new favorite on your dinner table. (And did we mention it’s ready in only 30 minutes?)
Loaded Mashed Potato Balls
Leftover mashed potatoes get a face-lift—just fry them into delicious little balls. Soon, you’ll be making extra just for the leftovers.
Loaded Mashed Potato Puffs
Ready to make these tasty potato bites? All you need are frozen mashed potatoes, bacon and a muffin pan.
Red Potato Salad with Creamy Cashew Dijon Dressing and Dill
Coterie member Gena Hamshaw puts a vegan twist on potato salad with a cashew sauce. Don’t forget to top it all with dill and green onions.
Loaded Baked Potato ‘Chips’
Making your own chips isn’t as tough as you think. Case in point? These loaded bites of deliciousness with bacon and sour cream.
Buttermilk Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Adding milk and cheese is nothing new for mashed potatoes, but buttermilk and blue cheese? We’re in.
Green Garlic and Chive Potato Cake
Fry these up for breakfast, lunch or dinner...or all of the above. (Try it with some homemade crème fraîche, too.)
Potato Leek Au Gratin
Grandma probably made potato au gratin, but the addition of Gruyère, blue cheese, leeks and chives beats the canned soup version from back in the day, hands down.