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Potato lovers, it’s time to celebrate! August 19th is National Potato Day. These 35 recipes range from potato soups and salads to Air Fryer potatoes and classic casseroles. With everything from updated classics to freezer-friendly and make-ahead recipes, you’re sure to find something everyone will enjoy!
What Are The Different Types Of Potatoes?
Let’s start by talking about what potatoes actually are… Potatoes are a root vegetable native to the Americas, and they’re starchy tubers, meaning they grow entirely underground. There are lots of different types of potatoes, here are just a couple…
- Yukon Gold Potatoes
- Fingerling Potatoes
- Sweet Potatoes
- Russet Potatoes
- Purple Potatoes
- Jewel Yams
- Red Potatoes
- Butterball Potatoes
- Petite Potatoes
What Can You Make With Potatoes?
Potatoes are one of the most versatile ingredients out there! Since potatoes have a more subtle flavor, you can use them in sweet or savory dishes and serve them at breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Here are a couple of my favorite dishes to make with potatoes…
- Potato Salad
- French Fries or Potato Wedges
- Tater Tots
- Potato Soups
- Savory Potato Pies
- Mashed Potatoes
- Potato Au Gratin
Whether you’re here to celebrate National Potato Day 2022 or just looking for quick and easy family favorites, you’re in the right place! I am so excited to share some of my favorite potato recipes, they’re great for entertaining, and they’re easy to double or triple if you’re feeding a crowd!