15 Creative Potato Dishes

Mashed or scalloped, potatoes are a holiday staple, but there are so many other delicious ways to enjoy a hearty spud. Try one of these creative potato dishes!

You might not considerpotatoes a health food, but they’re actually surprisingly healthy.A skin-on potato has more potassium than a banana. It’s also packed with iron, fiber, vitamin C, calcium and vitamin B6. They also contain compounds that help regulate blood pressure and support heart and brain health.

Mashed or scalloped potatoes are a holiday staple, but there are so many other delicious ways to enjoy a hearty spud. Try one of these creative potato dishes!

Baked potatoes, mashed potatoes and fries are all delicious, but they only scratch the surface when it comes to potato recipes. The creative potato dishes on this listelevate the humble potato into something truly special.

Creative Potato Dishes

Baked Potato Nachos from Fried Dandelions

1. Baked Potato Nachos – Chips, schmips. Twice-baked, smashed potatoes are the base for these hearty vegan nachos.

Potato Kale Tacos from Veggies Save the Day

2. Roasted Potato and Kale Tacos -If you’ve never stuffed potatoes into a taco, you’re in for a real treat!

Breakfast Potato Tacos from Veggie Inspired Journey

3. Potato Breakfast Tacos – Speaking of potato tacos! You can also mix up this idea to make a filling, healthy breakfast.

Bubble and Squeak Patties from A Virtual Vegan

4. Bubble & Squeak Patties – Bubble & squeak is a traditional way to cook up leftovers, but this recipe turns that idea into potato-based veggie patties.

Potato Pizza from Dianne Wenz

5. Potato Pizza -Is there anything potatoes can’t do? This pizza topped with potatoes, pesto, and arugula is total healthy comfort food.

Pierogi Quesadillas from Cadrys Kitchen

6. Pierogi Quesadillas – Quesadillas stuffed with mashed potatoes, vegan cheese and sauerkraut topped with vegan dill sauce? Don’t mind if I do!

Crispy Stuffed Mashed Potato Balls From @spabettie

7. Maple Mustard Stuffed PotatoBalls – These festive potato balls make a great side dish or main event.

Tempeh Potato Curry from JL Goes Vegan

8. Potato Curry – Starchy potatoes are perfect for balancing out the heat in this tempeh potato curry recipe.

Deviled Potatoes from Glue and Glitter

9. Deviled Potatoes -Any tiny potatoes will work in this cute, finger food recipe.

Potato Buns from Feasting on Fruit

10. Potato Buns – Potato puree provides the starchy binder in this gluten free bread recipe.

Potato Soup Taco Bowl from Contentedness Cooking

11. Potato Corn Chowder Taco Bowl – Creamy, delicious potato soup in an edible bowl is a fun way to jazz up a standard potato soup recipe.

Hemp-Almond Potato Rounds from Veggies Dont Bite

12. Hemp-AlmondPotato Rounds – This is like a cross between a chip and a fry with a cheesy, crunchy, protein-rich coating.

Potato Cheese Spread from Elephantastic Vegan

13. Potato Cheese Spread – This is a vegan version of a traditional Bavarian dish calledkartoffelkase.

Fat Free Vegan Cheese Sauce from The Vegan8

14. Fat Free Vegan Cheese Sauce -Can you believe that potatoes are the base for this versatile, rich-and-creamy cheese sauce?

Twice Baked Hummus Potatoes from Go Dairy Free

15. Twice-Baked Hummus Potatoes – Twice baked potatoes are nothing new, but adding hummus to the mix takes this classic potato recipe to the next level of creaminess.

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Sue H
Sue H6 months ago

Still some good ideas here, thanks.

Crystal G
Crystal Gabout a year ago

Hmmm :)

Sarah H
Sarah Hillabout a year ago


Jennifer F
Jennifer Fabout a year ago

Some interesting combinations in these potato recipes. Saving and sharing.

Elena Poensgen
Elena Pabout a year ago

Thank you

Elena Poensgen
Elena Pabout a year ago

Thank you

Tim C
Tim Cabout a year ago


Lindsay Kemp
Lindsay Kabout a year ago

Thanks for sharing

Fi T
Past Member about a year ago

Who says veggies are boring?

Martina Rimbaldo
Martina Rimbaldoabout a year ago

Tacos look delicious !