Get ready to drool over this mouthwatering compilation of russet potato recipes that will tantalize your taste buds! From creamy mashed potatoes to loaded baked potatoes and creamy potato soup, there’s something for every potato lover in this collection.

Russet potatoes can be the perfect ingredient in many dishes. We’ve got twice-baked potatoes, potato chips, and potato casserole. 

Adding russet potatoes to your cooking enhances the taste and texture of your dishes and provides a host of health benefits. They’re a good source of vital nutrients, including potassium (good for maintaining healthy blood pressure), vitamin C (a healthy antioxidant), and fiber (helps maintain digestive health and weight).

Why not start your day with a scrumptious breakfast casserole with with a hashbrown crust or whip up a batch of French fries? Or would you prefer a hearty dinner of twice-baked potatoes stuffed with a creamy filling or a comforting bowl of baked potato soup?

The possibilities are endless with russet potatoes, and these recipes will inspire you to get creative in the kitchen and experiment with new dishes. So, grab a bag of russet potatoes, and let’s get cooking!

1. Jalapeno Loaded Baked Potato

Are you looking for something spicy? You’re in luck! Try this satisfying jalapeno loaded baked potato without spending hours in the kitchen. These baked stuffed potatoes are a quick and easy way to satisfy your cravings.

Brush potatoes with olive oil, bake, and cut them in half. Scoop out the center with a signature filling made with mashed potatoes, sour cream, butter, milk, ranch dressing, jalapenos, cheese, bacon bits, salt, and pepper. Bake for 10 minutes at 400 F until the cheese starts bubbling.

The filling adds a tangy, zesty flavor with a creamy twist that will leave your taste buds begging for more. It’s perfect for a quick snack or a hearty meal.

2. Hasselback Potatoes

Are you ready to taste heaven in every bite? Look no further than Hasselback Potatoes! You’ll experience a crispy, buttery outside and a fluffy, tender inside with every bite.

Start by washing and drying the potatoes, then cut slits into them, season them with butter, salt, and pepper, and let them bake for 30 minutes. Fan them out, brush with more butter, and bake for 30-35 more minutes until crispy outside and tender inside. The savory blend of butter, salt, and pepper creates a flavor explosion that will leave you craving more. Serve warm with your favorite toppings like cheese, chili, or sour cream. 

3. Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Get ready to elevate your side dish game with scrumptious parmesan garlic roasted potatoes! Cut your russet potatoes into bite-sized pieces, toss them in olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, or any other seasonings you like, and parmesan cheese.

Roast them in the oven at 400 degrees for about 40 minutes or until they are crispy and golden brown. Whether you’re serving them up for a fancy feast or a casual cookout, these parmesan garlic roasted potatoes will surely steal the show!

4. Classic Mashed Potatoes

There’s nothing like mashed potatoes, and this recipe is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Start by peeling and cutting your russet potatoes into quarters.

Boil them with salt until tender, let them sit after draining water, mash them with butter and warm milk, and season with salt and pepper. Impress your family and friends with this recipe that will steal the show at any meal. 

5. Ranch Potato Salad with Bacon and Eggs

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a mouthwatering ranch potato salad packed with flavor! This recipe takes classic potato salad to the next level by adding crispy bacon and hard-boiled eggs into the mix. And let’s not forget about that creamy, tangy ranch dressing that ties it all together.

It’s the best way to use leftover baked potatoes and is a perfect side dish for any summer BBQ or potluck party. But let’s be honest, you’ll be craving this goodness all year round. So, grab a fork and dig in!

6. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Looking for a scrumptious side dish to impress your guests on special occasions like Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas? Get ready for a cozy and comforting meal with this cheesy scalloped potatoes recipe!

Start with sliced russet potatoes and layer them in a baking dish. Then, pour creamy, savory sauce made with butter, cream, and seasonings over it and top it with a blend of freshly grated cheddar and parmesan cheese. Repeat the layers and top them with cheese.

It’s the perfect meal to indulge in when you want something rich, cheesy, and comforting.

7. Crispy Baked Potato Wedges

Looking for a quick and easy side dish that the whole family will love? Try these delicious crispy baked potato wedges with your favorite dipping sauce! With a crispy golden exterior and fluffy interior, these wedges are flavorful.

Adding flavorful spices, such as garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, ground cumin, mustard powder, salt and pepper, crispy baked potato wedges are a great accompaniment to many different meals, from burgers to roasted chicken to fish and chips. Whether you’re looking for a hearty side dish to accompany your main course or a tasty snack to share with friends, these crispy roasted potatoes are perfect. 

8. Loaded Baked Potato Soup

This Loaded Baked Potato Soup recipe balances creamy and savory flavors with the added texture and crunch from the bacon and green onions. Pair it with some crusty cornbread for a complete and satisfying meal.

This Loaded Baked Potato Soup recipe is a must-try for anyone who loves potatoes, cheese, and bacon. This recipe requires minimal effort and time, making it a perfect side dish for any occasion. So, what are you waiting for? Try loaded baked potato soup today and experience a taste sensation like never before!

9. Melting Potatoes

Are you tired of the same old bland potato recipes? Look no further than this mouthwatering melting potatoes recipe! To make this savory treat, start by seasoning the potatoes with salt and pepper, and they sear them in a hot skillet with oil and butter. Once browned, flip the sides and remove them from the heat. Add chicken stock, thyme, and garlic. Add butter on the top and let it bake for 30 minutes or until cooked.

The herbs and spices create a perfect balance of flavors that will impress your guests and have them begging for the recipe. Try this melting potatoes recipe and experience the best potato dish you’ve ever tasted!

10. Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice baked potatoes are a tempting side dish that’s always a hit at dinner parties, family gatherings, or even just as a delicious snack. Bake the potatoes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for about an hour to ensure they cook evenly and develop a crispy skin.

Once the potatoes are cooked, let them cool, cut them in half and scoop out the flesh, leaving a thin shell. Then make the filling by mixing the potato flesh with green onions, butter, sour cream, milk, and cheddar cheese for a delicious filling. Season the filling well with salt and pepper, stuff the potato skins with filling, and top with additional cheese.

Finally, bake them for about 15 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit until the filling is hot and bubbly and the cheese is melted and golden brown.

11. Shepherds’s Pie

Shepherd’s pie is a hearty and comforting recipe that combines savory ground meat with vegetables, and seasonings, all layered with creamy mashed potatoes and then baked in a casserole dish until golden and bubbling. Add vegetables like carrots and peas that add a pop of color and flavor to balance the richness of the meat and potatoes.

Begin with sautéing onion, carrots, and garlic in a skillet with vegetable oil. Add ground beef, salt, and pepper, and cook until browned. Next, add Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, beef broth, rosemary, and thyme, and simmer for 10 minutes. Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and spread it evenly. Cover with mashed potatoes and bake for 25-30 minutes. Perfect to set at friend’s get-together!

12. Loaded Breakfast Casserole with Hash Brown Crust

Are you looking for a delicious and hearty breakfast/brunch option that will satisfy your cravings and energize you throughout the day? Look no further than this Loaded Breakfast Casserole with Hash Brown Crust!

This satisfying brunch features a crispy and golden hash brown crust as its base, layered with crispy bacon, fresh and nutritious vegetables, and a luscious and flavorful egg mixture. Seasoned with a blend of flavorful spices, this breakfast casserole is bursting with flavor and is sure to become a new favorite in your household.

This guilt-free recipe is kid friendly and can be enjoyed at any time of the day.

13. Potato Gnocchi

In the mood for a delicious Italian dish that is easy to make and can be served with a variety of sauces? Look no further than gnocchi! These soft, pillowy dumplings are made from potatoes, flour, and eggs and can be served with various sauces, including pesto sauce or garlic herb butter.

Making gnocchi is surprisingly easy and requires just a few ingredients. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, gnocchi is a dish that will impress you.

14. Potatoes au Gratin

Thinly sliced potatoes are carefully layered with a delectable mixture of cream, butter, and garlic, infused with the aromatic flavor of thyme, and generously topped with delicious cheese in every layer. This scrumptious Potato Gratin is baked to perfection for 75 minutes, ensuring the cheese on top is golden and bubbling and the flavors meld together.

It’s the ultimate comfort food, perfect for warming you up on a chilly evening or indulging in after a long day, and versatile enough to complement your main course or as a standalone meal to impress your dinner guests.

15. Classic American Potato Salad Recipe

Upgrading your summer barbecues with a classic American potato salad recipe is a delicious twist on the traditional dish. It’s made with tender russet potatoes, fresh celery, green onion, and a delicious dressing of mayonnaise, eggs, mustard, and vinegar.

Boil the potatoes and eggs, pierce the potatoes with a fork, mix the dressing, and combine everything before chilling in the refrigerator for at least an hour. Combining mayonnaise, eggs, mustard, and vinegar creates a delicious dressing that complements russet potatoes, celery, and green onion perfectly.

But what sets our recipe apart is the generous topping of chopped eggs and fresh parsley, making it a standout at any summer barbecue.

16. Latkes

Made with shredded potatoes, grated onions, egg, and a touch of matzoh meal (or bread crumbs), these mouthwatering latkes delight the taste buds, typically served during Hanukkah.

Begin by peeling and shredding the potatoes and onions into thin, even strips using a box grater or a food processor. Remove the excess moisture from the potatoes and onions to get crispy, golden-brown latkes. Combine the shredded potatoes, finely chopped onions, beaten eggs, salt & pepper, and mix everything. Spoon the latke mixture into small patties and fry them in hot oil until golden brown and crispy, about 3-4 minutes per side.

Top your latkes with a sour cream or applesauce dollop, or enjoy them plain.

17. Oven-Baked Potato Wedges

Elevate your snacking game with tantalizingly delicious potato wedges that will leave your taste buds begging for more. Cut the russet potatoes into thick wedges. Then season them with a mouthwatering blend of onion powder, garlic powder, parmesan, olive oil and salt and pepper.

Bake in a preheated oven at 425°F for 25-30 minutes, flipping halfway until golden brown and crispy. Serve with any dipping sauce, including ketchup, mayo, or ranch. This snack is perfect for kids and adults alike, offering a delicious treat that everyone can enjoy.

18. Crispy Mojo Potatoes

Mojo potatoes are a mouthwatering and irresistible delight that will change how you look at side dishes. The russet potatoes are sliced into 1/4-inch strips and coated with an irresistible blend of flour, cornstarch, salt, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, basil, oregano, thyme, and pepper followed by a dredge in a wet dip made of egg white and milk.

The aroma and flavor of the spice blend infuse into the potatoes as they bake in the oven, resulting in crispy, golden-brown delicious wedges that are simply irresistible. A final sprinkle of chopped fresh cilantro elevates the dish to a new level of flavor and fragrance.

Whether as a side dish to your main course or a standalone snack, mojo potatoes are a treat for your taste buds that you won’t want to miss.

19. Loaded Potato Skins

In the mood for a cheesy, crispy and zesty all in one treat. Say no more! These crispy potato skins are loaded with savory cheese, crispy bacon, and tangy green onions, making them the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

But what sets these potato skins apart is the mouthwatering horseradish sauce that tops them off. This sauce is the perfect blend of creamy and tangy, which adds the perfect finishing touch to these already irresistible snacks.

Not only are they delicious, but they’re also incredibly easy to make. Whether you’re looking to whip up a quick appetizer for your next party or want a tasty snack for a night in, these loaded potato skins are a perfect choice.

20. Baked Potato Slices

Craving a delicious snack that’s crispy, warm, and oh-so-satisfying? Look no further than these baked potato slices! These savory slices are the perfect combination of crisp, cheesy, and bacon goodness that will leave your taste buds singing.

The ideal balance of flavors and textures sets these baked potato slices apart. The outside is crispy and golden brown, while the inside is warm and soft, with just the right amount of fluffiness. And with a side of sour cream for dipping, you’ll have everything you need for a delicious and satisfying snack that’s sure to hit the spot.

21. Famous Crispy Potato Casserole

You’ll love this ultimate crispy potato recipe if you’re a fan of delicious, hearty casserole! This dish is the perfect combination of crispy russet potatoes, caramelized onions, and nutty garlic, seasoned with a savory blend of spices, making it a crowd-pleaser at any family gathering.

The crisp texture of the potatoes pair perfectly with the rich, zesty flavors of the caramelized onion and garlic, making for a dish that’s sure to impress at any meal. Whether serving these potatoes alongside a juicy steak or as a tasty snack, you’ll love how the flavors and textures combine to create a truly unforgettable dish.

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22. Weight Watchers Baked Potato Soup

Looking for the ultimate comfort food to warm you up on a cold night with a healthy twist? Look no further than this weight watchers baked potato soup!

This hearty soup is made with fresh russet potatoes, chicken broth, tangy cream cheese, 2% milk, crispy bacon, flavorful green onions, and shredded cheese for toppings. Each spoonful is a perfect balance of flavors and textures, with the soft potatoes and creamy soup complemented by the bacon crunch and the onions’ bite. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply looking for a cozy night in, baked potato soup will satisfy you.

23. Oven Baked Lemon Pepper Fries

Time to ditch those oily, greasy, deep-fried fries and embrace healthy baked lemon pepper fries. You can reduce fat and calories by baking fries instead of frying them without sacrificing flavor. The lemon pepper seasoning takes ordinary fries to the next level of deliciousness.

Preheat your oven to 400°F and slice your potatoes into thin, evenly-sized strips. Season the potato strips with lemon pepper, salt, and olive oil, and arrange them on a sheet pan in a single layer. Bake the fries in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, flipping them halfway through cooking. Once crispy and golden brown, garnish with flaky salt and serve with ketchup.

24. Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Loaded baked potato salad is perfect for those times when you need to prepare a dish quickly and want to save time in the kitchen. Mix the ingredients and chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Each bite is flavorful, thanks to the perfect combination of creamy mayo and tangy sour cream, savory crumbled bacon, rich cheddar cheese, and zesty chopped green onions. Together, these ingredients create a mouthwatering flavor that will have you coming back for seconds. 

25. Root Vegetable Pave

If you are looking for a nutritious and delicious dish to help you stay healthy while satisfying your taste buds, this Root Vegetable Pave recipe is perfect. Its colorful array of fresh root thyme and fragrant rosemary adds an aromatic and earthy flavor to the dish, providing several health benefits.

This vibrant and flavorful dish features an array of colorful root vegetables, including russet potatoes, turnips, fennel bulbs, onions, and carrots, all rich in essential vitamins and minerals. The layered presentation of the dish also makes it an excellent option for dinner parties or special occasions.

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25 of the Best Russet Potato Recipes

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From creamy mashed potatoes to loaded baked potatoes and creamy potato soup, there’s something for every potato lover in this 25 russet potato recipes collection.
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