50 Potato Side Dish Recipes

Are you looking for a few recipes that feature the humble spud? This roundup features recipes for russet potatoes, sweet potatoes, red potatoes, and more!

Collage of potato side dish recipes.

When you're looking for a family-friendly, versatile, crowd-pleasing side dish, nothing hits the spot quite like potatoes. Potatoes are the perfect side dish for so many meals and can be prepared in so many different ways.

Whether you've got russet, sweet, red, fingerling, or purple, we've got you covered.

You can bake them, fry them, puree them, pressure cook them, boil them, and more! This round-up includes recipes for all kinds of potatoes and all kinds of preparations.

I know you'll find a potato recipe in this roundup that's just what you're looking for. Enjoy!

50 Potato Side Dish Recipes

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Parmesan Red Potato Wedges

Parmesan Red Potato Wedges are coated with shredded parmesan cheese, herbs, and spices before baking in the oven until they are golden and crispy. They are irresistible!

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Sour Cream and Chives Whipped Potatoes

These sour cream and chive potatoes are always a hit during the holidays. Great for serving at traditional holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Easter dinner but easy enough to whip up for a weeknight dinner too.

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Cheese and Herb Potato Gratin

This Cheese-and-Herb Potato Gratin is simple enough to make for a weeknight dinner but elegant enough for any holiday meal. Sweet potatoes, Yukon Gold potatoes, cheese, and lots of herbs come together to make a delicious side dish.

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Oven Baked Potato Chips

Oven-Baked Potato Chips are crisp and satisfying without frying. They can be served as an appetizer, snack, or side dish.

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Shortcut Potato Cheese Casserole

Use German potato salad to make a super quick potato cheese casserole. The perfect side dish for holiday meals, steak dinners, and backyard barbecues.

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Crockpot Roasted Potatoes

Crockpot Roasted Potatoes are russet potatoes roasted in a crockpot or slow cooker with garlic, Italian Seasoning herbs, including rosemary, and parmesan cheese. These Crockpot Roasted Potatoes are perfect for a weekend or holiday dinner.

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One Skillet Potatoes au Gratin

One Skillet Potatoes au Gratin is a cheesy, decadent, easy-to-make version of the classic potato casserole that requires no boiling and just one skillet to make!

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Southern Smothered Potatoes

Made with sweet-starchy Yukon gold potatoes, creamy butter, and smoky, aromatic spices, Smothered Potatoes make for the most incredibly flavorful side dish. These classic Southern spuds are soft, delicious and so darn easy to make!

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Easy Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

Oven-roasted potatoes and carrots are a simple and easy dish that’s prepped in just 10 minutes! It is made in just one pan with a few ingredients for easy cleanup.

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Air Fryer Salty Skin Baked Potatoes

These baked potatoes cooked in the air fryer have a perfectly cooked fluffy inside and an irresistible crispy salty skin. You can eat them as a side dish or enjoy them as a light main dish!

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Pizza Potatoes Casserole

This easy recipe for Pizza Potatoes is just 3 main ingredients and a perfect comforting side dish for your next weeknight dinner!

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Crushed New Potatoes

Crushed new potatoes with garlic and herbs make a wonderful side dish! These new potatoes are boiled until they’re soft and tender, then baked in the oven with all the seasonings until they’re crunchy and crispy from the outside, but still have very creamy centers.

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Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes prepared in the instant pot are fluffy and perfectly cooked in way less time than it takes to cook them in the oven!

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Amish Potato Salad

Our old-fashioned Amish potato salad recipe is sweet, tangy, and totally delicious. It’s the perfect side for any picnic, potluck, or holiday celebration.

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Twice Baked Potatoes

These Twice Baked Potatoes are baked then mixed with cream cheese, Greek yogurt, Old Bay Seasoning, and bacon. They'll complement your meat dish very well!

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Garlic and Herb Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Garlic and Herb Roasted Sweet Potatoes are tossed with garlic, thyme, and rosemary, then roasted in the oven until they are golden and crisp on the outside and perfectly soft on the inside.

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Scalloped Potatoes

Made with layers of tender potatoes and a rich, creamy, aromatic sauce, Scalloped Potatoes make for something classically delicious. With a few simple ingredients, this recipe can come together to be the BEST Easter, Christmas, or Thanksgiving side dish ever!

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Crispy Salt and Vinegar Potatoes

These Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes are made with 4 simple pantry ingredients to take potatoes from the usual every day to wow. The best crispy potatoes recipe!

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Red Potato Salad with Bacon

Red Potato Salad with Bacon is made with a cool and creamy mayo-sour cream mixture and tons of crumbled bacon. This simple side dish is perfect for barbecues, parties, and tailgating!

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Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges

These Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges are crispy, seasoned with zesty spices and Parmesan, and roasted in the oven to perfection. Super easy to make with simple ingredients, you can skip the fast-food restaurant and make your own healthy fries!

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5-Ingredient Muffin Tin Crispy Roast Potatoes

Crispy roast potatoes with 5-ingredients and made in a muffin tin. A simple, yet flavourful roasted fingerling potato recipe – a family favorite that is always a hit!

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Brown Sugar Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Brown Sugar Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole is made with creamy mashed sweet potatoes and an irresistible brown sugar pecan topping. It is a holiday-worthy side dish that you will want to make year after year!

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Easy Roasted Smashed Potatoes

These Smashed Potatoes are small red potatoes boiled until slightly soft, smashed, and basted with seasoned garlic butter. Then before being roasted for the second time in the oven, they’re topped generously with cheese and chives. It’s a delicious and super easy potato side dish for any night of the week and one you’ll add to your regular menu rotation.

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Rustic Rosemary Thyme Mashed Potatoes

An easy and delicious dinner side dish recipe for Rustic Rosemary Thyme Mashed Potatoes! They're gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and top-8 allergy-free; perfect for the holidays or as a simple healthy take on some good ole' comfort food!

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Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

This Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole is the easiest to make, most delicious hash brown casserole recipe ever! Perfect for potlucks, brunch parties, or Sunday morning breakfast, this hash brown casserole is always the first dish to disappear.

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Smothered Potatoes

Learn how to make the best ever Southern smothered potatoes. Soft, flavorful and so easy! It makes a wonderful side to accompany any meal and can be ready in just 20 minutes.

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Parmesan Herb Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These Savory Sweet Potatoes are seasoned with a blend of Parmesan cheese, garlic, and herbs. Oven-roasted until crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, this easy recipe is full of flavor and the perfect side dish for just about any meal!

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Mom's Traditional Potato Salad

Mom's Traditional Potato Salad is a classic potato salad that is creamy and delicious, made with mayo, mustard, onion, celery, and hard-boiled eggs. It is the perfect side dish for cookouts, picnics, potlucks, and parties!

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Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes

Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes are creamy, cheesy, and taste absolutely heavenly. What makes them even better is that this is the quickest and easiest way to make them.

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Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes is a guide to making perfect, fluffy mashed potatoes in the pressure cooker!

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Country Fried Potatoes

These Country Fried Potatoes are just like grandma used to make! Crispy on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside. Cast iron skillet not required, but they do make the best skillet fried potatoes!

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Creamy Potato Carrot Mash

Creamy Potato Carrot Mash is a simple and delicious side dish that is made by combining smooth and creamy mashed potatoes with sweet carrots.

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Potato Gratin Stacks

Potatoes Au Gratin in easy-to-serve stacks! This recipe is everything you love about potato gratin made with thinly sliced potatoes, cream, and gruyere – plus it’s delicious little individual servings.

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Party Potatoes

Party Potatoes are super creamy and cheesy! This easy side dish is perfect for potlucks. Save time by using hash browns.

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Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

This recipe makes perfect Crispy Sweet Potato Fries by adding one simple step before deep frying them until they are golden and crispy.

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Mashed Potato Pie with Potato Bacon Roses

One bite of this Mashed Potato Pie with Potato Bacon Roses is all it takes to be hooked. Kids love these little pies and make the perfect side dish for any party!

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Instant Pot Potato Cheese Casserole

If you love cheese and potatoes, wait until you try this speedy Instant Pot Potato Cheese Casserole. This gluten-free potato casserole recipe is ready in just 20 minutes from start to finish. Your whole family will be hooked after just one bite!

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Traditional Mashed Potatoes

Traditional Mashed Potatoes are the mashed potatoes you know and love! They are simple, smooth, classic, and just like grandma made!

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Chile Garlic Potatoes

Chile Garlic Potatoes are an easy potato side dish using baby potatoes in a sweet and spicy sauce.

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Chipotle and Garlic Grilled Potatoes

Chipotle and Garlic Grilled Potatoes are a perfect BBQ side dish. Impress your friends and family at your next cookout with these beautiful, golden brown potatoes seasoned with chipotle spice, garlic, and roasted red pepper dressing!

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Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

Baked Sweet Potato Wedges are a simple and delicious sweet potato side dish that even the kids love!

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Crab Smashed Potatoes

If you’ve ever had smashed potatoes or creamy crab dip, crab smashed potatoes is basically like these two had a baby. Like crab-stuffed potatoes, but better.

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German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad is a classic potato salad recipe tossed in a mustard and vinegar dressing along with bacon and served warm. It’s an easy side dish with lots of flavor!

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Oven Baked French Fries

These Oven Baked French Fries are crispy and delicious without frying. They are the best baked french fries ever!

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Crispy Smashed Baby Potatoes

Crispy Smashed Baby Potatoes are boiled, shaken in olive oil, then smashed and roasted to crispy perfection. They’re the ultimate crispy smashed potatoes!

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Roasted Potato Medley

Super delicious and easy side dish for the holidays, or anytime! Your family will love the combination of sweet potatoes, white potatoes, red potatoes, and red onions roasted in garlic with olive oil and tossed with dried cranberries and pecans.

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Loaded Potato Nachos

Loaded Potato Nachos are made by topping oven-roasted potato rounds with all of your favorite loaded baked potato toppings, nachos-style!

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Avocado Potato Salad

Light and creamy, Avocado Potato Salad with Spring Onions and Radishes, made with few simple and fresh ingredients. This low-calorie salad is rich in nutrients - healthy fats and fibers, mayo-free, dairy-free, vegan, and just delicious. Perfect side dish or healthy office lunch.

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Truffle Fries

Truffle Fries are a fun and easy twist on french fries that are full of irresistible flavor! A drizzle of truffle oil and a sprinkling of Parmesan, parsley, and sea salt make these oven-baked fries absolutely heavenly! These gourmet fries are so good, you’ll make them again and again!

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Mustard Potato Salad

This zesty Mustard Potato Salad is better than your standard potato salad recipe because it has the added tang of mustard and vinegar. It’s a great side dish to bring to a summer potluck!

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