6 Recipes for Celebrating National Tater Day

Every March 31st is National Tater Day, the day we celebrate one of the most loved and misunderstood starchy foods on our plates. Who knew? Whether you prefer the sweet variety, Yukon Golds, or toothsome reds, be sure to whip up some of your favorite spuds in honor of the national holiday. If you find your tater cooking skills are limited to the boring baked side dish, here are some creative and satisfying recipes to try using all different varieties of tater.

black bean and sweet potato chili

1. Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

If you have never added chunks of sweet potato to your chili before, you are in for a treat. There is something about the ingredient that takes this already wholesome soup to a satisfying new level.

2. Mexican Fiesta Potato Salad

Change up your usual potato salad with this south-of-the-border remake featuring fresh cilantro and jalapeńos and a light but flavorful lime vinaigrette.

3. Devilish Potatoes

This recipe is exactly what it sounds like—deviled eggs in potato form! If you avoid eggs in your diet or are simply looking for something different in an appetizer, look no further than this creative spin on this creamy family favorite.

vegan creamy potato soup

4. Vegan Creamy Potato-Leek Soup

Another gem for a chilly day, the depth of flavor found in potato leek soup is unlike any other. Find some comfort in this plant based recipe.

5. Spinach and Sweet Potato Curry

The flavorful complexity of a homemade curry is unmatched. Hints of ginger, cardamom and cinnamon work together to complement the sweetness of everyone’s favorite spud.

6. African Potato Stew

For times when you need a truly hearty stew, chunks of potatoes mingle with cauliflower, collards and sweet raisins hit the spot.

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150 comments

Sue H
Sue Habout a year ago

Some good ideas here, thanks.

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Mike R
Mike Rabout a year ago

Thanks

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Danuta W
Danuta Wabout a year ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Lisa M
Lisa Mabout a year ago

Thanks.

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Lisa M
Lisa Mabout a year ago

Thanks.

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Stephanie s
Stephanie Yabout a year ago

One of the most versatile vegetables and tastiest. Thank you

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Virginia Belder
Virginia Belder2 years ago

ty

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Siyus Copetallus
Siyus Copetallus2 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Sarah Hill
Sarah Hill3 years ago

I love taters!

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Wonder G
Rekha S3 years ago

You can never ever have too many Potatoes they make up so much of our diet yet we don't appreciate them! From chips to fried yo mashed potato

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