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20 Meat and Potato Dishes You Need to Make This Father’s Day

20 Meat and Potato Dishes You Need to Make This Father’s Day
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If your old man is a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, know that preparing his ideal meal is quite the attainable dream to achieve. All you need is a hot grill, a beautiful cut of beef, bison, lamb, or veal, and a few potatoes. Cream, cheese, herbs, and spices can help too, of course.

Meat: Beef Wellington

Meat: Beef Wellington
Tara Fisher

Beef Wellington is the perfect dish for any special occasion. Plenty of care goes into this puff pastry-wrapped beef tenderloin, which any dad will surely appreciate.

For the Beef Wellington recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Purple Potatoes Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Potatoes: Purple Potatoes Wrapped in Puff Pastry
Conrad Condado Plaza Hotel

If one puff pastry dish isn’t enough for you this Father’s Day, this dish is a perfect pairing. With a pretty appearance and mildly nutty taste, this dish is a unique way to serve potatoes as a side or appetizer.

For the Purple Potatoes Wrapped in Puff Pastry recipe, click here.

Meat: Beer-Marinated Bison New York Strip Steaks

Meat: Beer-Marinated Bison New York Strip Steaks
Bison Council

Beer is a wonderful tenderizer for red meat, and this recipe recommends a dark brew, which can add chocolatey or smoky notes to the meat. And is there any more fitting thing to thing to flavor your old man's steak with than some beer than some beer? We don’t think so.

For the Beer-Marinated Bison New York Strip Steaks recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Beer Roasted Potatoes With Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Potatoes: Beer Roasted Potatoes With Brussels Sprouts and Bacon
Potato Goodness

This potato dish has the three big Bs: beer, bacon, and Brussels sprouts. It’s crunchy, smoky, salty, and stunning.

For the Beer Roasted Potatoes With Brussel Sprouts and Bacon recipe, click here.

Meat: Easy Filet Mignon Steak

Meat: Easy Filet Mignon Steak
Jessica Chou

Filet mignon is the king of beef. It’s so tender on its own, you don’t need much to add flavor, but since we’re of the opinion that bacon makes everything better, this recipe adds just that.

For the Easy Filet Mignon Steak recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Creamy and Delicious Mashed Potatoes

Potatoes: Creamy and Delicious Mashed Potatoes
Country Crock

If your dad is a simple kind of guy, don’t go too adventurous on this holiday. Stick to a classic, creamy mashed potatoes. This dish can easily become your go-to potato recipe.

For the Creamy and Delicious Mashed Potatoes recipe, click here.

Meat: Grilled Leg of Lamb

Meat: Grilled Leg of Lamb
Oneida.com

Slowly roasting a whole leg of lamb over charcoal and mesquite wood chips adds so much moisture and smoky flavor to this beautiful cut of meat, no dad will be able to resist.

For the Grilled Leg of Lamb recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Mashed Potatoes With Scallion Garlic Oil

Potatoes: Mashed Potatoes With Scallion Garlic Oil
Kathy Fang

For a slight Asian twist on the classic, creamy mashed potato, try this scallion garlic oil-infused recipe. The extra kick will make you see this comfort food in a whole new light.

For the Mashed Potatoes With Scallion Garlic Oil recipe, click here.

Meat: Grilled Porterhouse Steaks

Meat: Grilled Porterhouse Steaks
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Dad will appreciate the simplicity of this grilled steak, which allows the hearty, man-friendly porterhouse to shine. Simple salt, pepper, oil, and a hot grill is all you need.

For the Grilled Porterhouse Steaks recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Scalloped Potatoes With Caramelized Onions

Potatoes: Scalloped Potatoes With Caramelized Onions
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Simple scalloped potatoes are savory and buttery and have a texture that is unmatched. This is a simple-to-make side that can pair well with anything.

For the Scalloped Potatoes With Caramelized Onions recipe, click here.

Meat: Grilled Skirt Steak With Chimichurri

Meat: Grilled Skirt Steak With Chimichurri
Signe Birck

Skirt steak is a wonderful red meat, because it’s flavorful, quick to cook, and budget-friendly. With a roasted red pepper chimichurri, this steak adds plenty of bold, spicy notes for the hothead dad.

For the Grilled Skirt Steak With Chimichurri recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Hasselback Potatoes

Potatoes: Hasselback Potatoes
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These glorified baked potatoes have crosswise slits in them, so all of that golden crispiness is evenly distributed. They’re a simple yet filling compliment to beef that anyone can prepare.

For the Hasselback Potatoes recipe, click here.

Meat: Red Lantern Beef Shortrib

Meat: Red Lantern Beef Shortrib
Kings County Imperial

These braised beef shortribs are cooked slowly with soy sauce, cinnamon, ginger, and other aromatics, so it is just jam-packed with sweet and salty flavor.

For the Red Lantern Beef Shortrib recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Grilled Triple-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

Potatoes: Grilled Triple-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes
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If you’re looking for an ultimate comfort food that can be made on the grill, then this is it. This charred scalloped potatoes-inspired dish is like grilled cheese and roasted potatoes all in one.

For the Grilled Triple-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes by Great Flavors recipe, click here.

Meat: Salt-and-Pepper Rib-eye

Meat: Salt-and-Pepper Rib-eye
Peden + Munk

A well-marbled rib-eye is so rich and flavorful on its own that it requires nothing more than salt, pepper, and fire. Beautifully seared and cooked to medium-rare, nothing says “Happy Father’s Day” like this dish.

For the Salt-and-Pepper Rib-eye recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Butternut-Sage Mashed Potatoes

Potatoes: Butternut-Sage Mashed Potatoes
Boston Market

The richness and beautiful orange color of a mashed butternut squash is the perfect flavor and presentation compliment to a classic roasted garlic mashed potato.

For the Butternut-Sage Mashed Potatoes recipe, click here.

Meat: Steaks With Rosemary, Garlic, and Olive Oil

Meat: Steaks With Rosemary, Garlic, and Olive Oil
Barbara Kiebel

A marinade of red wine, lemon, garlic, and rosemary works for any cut of steak. The citrus helps to tenderize the beef, while the aromatics add beautiful herbaceous notes.

For the Steaks With Rosemary, Garlic, and Olive Oil recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Joanne's German Potato Salad

Potatoes: Joanne's German Potato Salad
Maryse Chevriere

Father’s Day falls right at the start of summertime, so it’s officially grilling season. For a Father’s Day picnic or a simple cookout, this classic potato salad is sure to stand out.

For the Joanne's German Potato Salad recipe, click here.

 

Meat: Veal Chops Braised in Wine

Meat: Veal Chops Braised in Wine
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If you’ve never cooked veal before, this lovely, simple method adapted from Julia Child’s cookbook is a perfect place to start. The braised juices will go flawlessly with a bed of potatoes for dear ol’ dad.

For the Veal Chops Braised in Wine recipe, click here.

Potatoes: Barbecue Potatoes

Potatoes: Barbecue Potatoes
McCormick

These no-fuss sweet and smoky potatoes are guaranteed to satisfy even the fussiest dads and children this Father’s Day.

For the Barbecue Potatoes recipe, click here.