15 Simple Dinner Recipes That Start With Potatoes
There's no one right way to eat potatoes. In fact, there's a whole lot of right ways. If you have some potatoes on hand, turn to these comfort-food recipes for tonight's dinner. From light and healthy to cheesy and meaty, all of these recipes start with good ol' spuds. Keep reading for 15 simple dinner recipes that start with potatoes.
Buffalo Chicken and Roasted Potato Casserole
Potatoes, chicken, cheese, crumbled bacon, and diced green onions make for a full-on comfort food that adults and kids alike will enjoy. "This recipe is incredibly filling and comforting," says reviewer Aimeé Nesse.
Easy Pressure Cooker Pot Roast
Use a pressure cooker to make pot roast in a fraction of the time it would take in a slow cooker. "So good and so easy. It was a raving success at the potluck dinner at church. I will definitely prepare it again," says reviewer SALLYBUDDY.
South Asian-Style Ground Beef (Keema)
This easy dinner comes together all in one skillet. Reviewer Blondiegirl says, "It's an easy quick throw together dinner when you're short on time. I will do it again!"
Baked Italian Chicken Dinner
"This is one of the easiest and most requested recipes," says recipe creator AmyZ. "It's simple to make, and the ingredients are easy to find!"
Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast
"I will make this again and again," says reviewer McSnick. "It is key to use chicken breasts with the skin still on. The veggies were to die for! And best yet it is simple to throw together without much of a mess — easy clean up." This one-pan dish is very hands-off, simply crisp the chicken in the pan before adding the vegetables and allow the ingredients to cook in the skillet until the juice runs clear.
Air Fryer Baked Potatoes
Your air-fryer is your best friend when it comes to "baked" potatoes. Reviewer Soup Loving Nicole says, "The shell gets so crispy but the inside is nice and fluffy. My husband said it was the best baked potato he has ever had."
Quick Homestyle Chicken and Biscuits
"So good! And easy to play around with. I added extra cornstarch until I reached the perfect thickness," says reviewer fiscasey. This pure comfort food is perfect for cold winter nights.
Buffalo Chicken and Potato Casserole
"Filling and delicious," says recipe creator krisog. "Don't let the high oven temp or number of steps intimidate you. My family of picky eaters loved this and there were no leftovers."
Mom's Hot Dog Boats
"How can you not love hot dogs topped with potatoes and cheese? My mom used to add some minced onion to the potatoes but I prefer to add chives. The onion flavor goes really well...Great busy weeknight meal, just add a green veg or salad," says reviewer Aliboo.
Potato and Leek Frittata
Who doesn't love breakfast for dinner? "Great for a quick supper when you don't know what else to make," says reviewer sue. "Paired with some kind of bread and salad, it's a great meal."
Hearty Vegetarian Cashew Potatoes
Reviewer bd.weld says, "This is a wholesome and filling stew-like dish that's perfect for those cold winter days. Even this non-vegetarian would make this again."
Arakas Latheros (Greek Peas with Tomato and Dill)
"Peas are normally considered a side dish, but in Greece it is common to eat a plate full of vegetables as a main course," says recipe creator Diana Moutsopoulos. "This traditional way of cooking peas is so satisfying and healthy, it will most certainly become a favorite. Serve with crusty bread and feta for the ultimate meal!" This one-pot meal comes together in just 50 minutes, start to finish.
Pork Picnic Pot Roast
This twist on traditional pot roast uses picnic pork instead of beef. It all comes together in the slow cooker for an easy weeknight meal.
German Potato Dumplings (Kartoffelkloesse)
Chef John teaches you how to make these traditional German potato dumplings drizzled in brown sugar and topped with crumbled croutons. Reviewer Cheryl Johnson says, "Having lived in Germany for several years, I must say that this is my absolute favorite dish. I love it served with gravy and either pork or beef on the side in addition to red cabbage."
Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Curry with Potatoes and Coconut Milk
"A super simple mild curry for the slow cooker. If you have cashews, they taste great sprinkled on top afterwards," says recipe creator barbara. "Feel free to spice it up to your liking. I keep it mild so my kids will eat it, too. You don't need to sauté anything in advance, everything just goes in the slow cooker as is. I serve it over rice."