10 Potato Recipes You Need to Know

10 classic potato recipes

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These classic recipes show the versatility of the potato.

The beloved potato is one of the most versatile vegetables out there. It can stand alone as a main dish — think potato stew — or can serve as a classic accompaniment to your eggs Benedict or New York strip steak. And, it lends itself to a variety of cooking methods, too — it can be easily baked, fried, sautéed, roasted, or boiled.

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The potato is the fifth most important crop worldwide, and is indispensible to the diets of people around the world. The vegetable comes in all sorts of varieties, like purple, red bliss, russet, and sweet potatoes, to name a few. All of these tubers are used differently in cooking, and vary in flavor and texture. And, most importantly, potatoes are good for you: they are low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium, and contain important vitamins like C, B6, potassium, and manganese.

So, here at The Daily Meal we wanted to celebrate the spud by giving you a rundown of our favorite traditional potato recipes (some with a little twist).

 


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