No holiday dinner is complete without a side of potatoes. And with so many creative ways to serve them, it’s easy to try something new this year!
This is the classic way to serve potatoes for the holidays. No surprise there — mashed potatoes are delicious! But if you want to shake things up a little this year and try a more dressed-up version, check out these yummy gourmet mashed potatoes recipes for some cool new ideas.
A nice baked potato goes well with just about any meal, and it certainly ties in nicely with the warm, home-cooked feel that’s expected from a holiday dinner. These stuffed sour cream potatoes are creamy, hearty and delicious — the perfect addition to your turkey and stuffing!
Scalloped potatoes make for a warm and comforting dish, and if you have a food processor, it’s an incredibly easy side dish to whip together. The blend of wholesome potatoes and creamy cheese in this hearty scalloped potatoes recipe will have everyone asking for seconds!
You see French fries in a lot of different places — from fairs to ball games — but you don’t tend to see them at holiday dinners. Although this might not be the most common way to serve potatoes at this time of year, they’re sure to be a crowd-pleaser — especially among the kids! These homemade French fries will add a relaxed and homey vibe to the table. Or for a healthier option, try baking them in the oven.
The simplest and healthiest option of the bunch is roasted potatoes. Chances are your holiday meal is already filled with rich and decadent dishes, so if you want to serve your potatoes in a more nutritious way, grab some baby potatoes, toss them in a teaspoon or two of oil and a sprinkling of salt, and roast them in the oven. Or for a dish with a bit more kick, check out this recipe for spicy roasted potatoes. Herbs and spices are flavourful and calorie-free ways to dress up potatoes, so go ahead and get creative!
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