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25 classic potato recipes to make all year round

From mash to salad, we have them all.
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Hashbrowns, mash and french fries. What do these classic dishes all have in common? The star ingredient is potato, of course.

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What to make with potatoes

There’s so much you can do with the humble potato, but it’s easy to gravitate towards the same recipes. Here are 25 potato recipes to inspire you to make something different for dinner tonight.

1. Easy cheesy vertical potato bake

With its crispy top and creamy base, this cheesy potato bake recipe features the ultimate balance of cheese and herb flavours. It's the perfect side dish and one of our most popular recipes.

With its crispy top and creamy base, this cheesy potato bake recipe features the ultimate balance of cheese and herb flavours. It’s the perfect side dish and one of our most popular recipes. Get the recipe here.

2. Royal potato salad

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The perfect accompaniment to any entertaining, this royal classic is fit for kings, queens, family and friends. Get the recipe here.

3. Chicken and potato bake

Chicken and potato bake

Easy, cheesy and delicious. Fontina cheese has a soft texture and melts easily making it the perfect choice for this potato bake dish. But you can always substitute it with gouda, provolone or Gruyère. Get the recipe here.

4. Potato and chive rosti

Potato and chive rosti

These golden discs of grated potato flavoured with fresh chives and thyme have a delightfully crispy bite. Prep it up to a month in advance. Get the recipe here.

5. Garlic herb hassellback air-fried new potatoes

Garlic herb hassellback air-fried new potatoes

For a vegie side that’s quick and easy to make look no further. This spectacular crispy potato side dish is made entirely in an air-fryer. Get the recipe here.

6. Bacon, potato and leek bake

Bacon, potato and leek bake

It’s the side dish that you won’t be able to get enough of. Crispy bacon, cream, wine and thyme take potato bake from side dish to superstar. Get the recipe here.

7. Pork and potato fritters

Pork and potato fritters

This Irish colcannon mixed with the Aussie rissole is a brilliant way to eat well and save money. Get the recipe here.

8. Potato bake with sour cream, brie cheese and chives

Potato bake with sour cream, brie cheese and chives

Just when you thought it wasn’t possible to improve upon perfection, a recipe like this – a classic potato bake with sour cream and brie cheese – comes along. Creamy and fulfilling, this dish is so good it’ll probably win you new friends at the next bring-a-plate dinner party or barbecue you attend. Get the recipe here.

9. Crunchy confit roast potatoes

Crunchy confit roast potatoes

Duck fat makes these extra tasty! With only three ingredients, it doesn’t get easier than this. Get the recipe here.

10. Potato and leek soup

Potato and leek soup

This soul-soother is right up there with the best. Ladlefuls of bliss. If you’re looking for comfort in a bowl, you can’t skip this. Get the recipe here.

11. The best mashed potato recipe

The best mashed potato recipe

While it’s pretty easy to make, there are a few tricks and surprise ingredients you’ll need to learn in order to really elevate your mash to be the best. Get the recipe here.

12. Epic roast potatoes with mixed salts

Epic roast potatoes with mixed salts

These potatoes are crispy, crunchy crowd-pleasers. Serve with your favourite roast meats. Get the recipe here.

13. Tray-baked spicy sausages, potato and tomato

Tray-baked spicy sausages, potato and tomato

The key to this tray-bake is getting flavour into the potatoes before putting the sausages on top. With a bunch of tomatoes, herbs and liquid flavours, this dish is very easy to prep and delicious to eat! Get the recipe here.

14. Japanese-style potato salad

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Made with baby spuds and crispy bacon, adding miso paste and Japanese mayo – plus celery and nuts for crunch – takes this barbie staple to the next level. Get the recipe here.

15. Potato, broccoli and ham frittata

Potato, broccoli and ham frittata

This potato, broccoli and ham frittata recipe is a healthy meal that is easy to whip up on a weeknight. Prepared to be amazed with the simplicity of this recipe! Get the recipe here.

16. Loaded potatoes

loaded potatoes

Made from two types of potato and layered with crunchy, herby, cheesy and meaty toppings, this side is almost a meal in itself. Get the recipe here.

17. Warm smashed potato and radicchio salad with lemon aioli

Smashed potatoes with chimichurri

Drizzled with homemade lemon aioli, your potato salad never looked – or tasted – so good! Click here for the recipe.

18. Cottage pie jacket potatoes

Cottage pie jacket potatoes

A marvellous mash-up of two recipes, baked potatoes and cottage pie. Simply scoop out your spuds, fill with a classic beef mince mixture, top with creamy mashed potato and bake. These stuffed potatoes are so satisfying, they’ll have you hooked after one bite. Get the recipe here.

19. Potato, prosciutto and caramelised onion salad

Potato, prosciutto and caramelised onion salad

Here’s a match made in heaven. A duo of spuds with crisp cured ham and creamy aioli – prepare to serve up seconds! Get the recipe here.

20. Potato bolognese gratin

Potato bolognese gratin
(Credit: Con Poulos) (Credit: Con Poulos)

Give pasta the night off and combine hearty bolognese with a potato gratin for an oh-so satisfying bake. Make the sauce the night before for a super-easy dinner! Get the recipe here.

21. Smashed parmesan potatoes with herb oil

Smashed parmesan potatoes with herb oil

When spuds taste this good, with next-level crunch, who needs a main course? Get the recipe here.

22. Classic potato salad

Classic potato salad

This creamy classic uses baby red potatoes and a sour cream, mayo and mustard dressing. Serve it up alongside your fave grilled meats. Get the recipe here.

23. Intensely potato pie

Intensely potato pie

Fast Ed’s potato pie is rich, hearty and totally over-the-top! Get the recipe here.

24. Air fryer roast beef with potato stacks and porcini sauce

Air fryer roast beef with potato stacks and porcini sauce

This air fryer roast beef with potato stacks and porcini sauce will take your taste buds on a journey you won’t forget. Get the recipe here.

25. Crispy parmesan and herb potatoes

Crispy parmesan and herb potatoes

After a tasty side dish to elevate your main? This cheesy potato recipe will be a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe here.

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