12 Potato Recipes That Prove There Are So Many More Possibilities Than Baked And Fried

When it comes to the best comfort food, there is nothing quite like a big potato-filled meal. Whether we get our fix of French fries or a heaping pile of mashed potatoes, we always come away feeling perfectly full and satisfying. Potatoes just never disappoint — but sometimes we just don't use them to their full extent. These 12 potato recipes will have you completely rethinking how you see (and eat) these starchy spuds. Flip through for some drool-worthy meal inspiration.

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Baked Parmesan Hash Brown Cups

Think outside the box (or patty) with your hash browns, and make the ultimate brunch finger-food with Averie Cooks’ parmesan hash brown cups.

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Potato Donuts

It sounds unbelievable and almost sacrilegious, but making donuts out of potatoes is one of the most delicious choices you’ll ever make. Thanks, A Beautiful Mess!

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Potato Dominos

Paper-thin potato slices make for a crispy carb love affair. Steamy Kitchen adds some sweetness with cinnamon and nutmeg.

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Loaded Baked Tater Tot Dip

The best part about tater tots is the number of toppings you can douse them in. Thanks to Averie Cooks, you’ll be able to eat them all at once.

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Italian Potato Salad

Sometimes you’ve got to be a little healthy. Thankfully Green Kitchen Stories has got our back with a carb-based salad that still works in plenty of fresh veggies.

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Miso Mashed Potatoes

You’ll have to trust us on this one. Steamy Kitchen’s miso mashed potatoes, paired with green onion and chives, are simply out of this world good.

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Loaded Hasselback Potatoes

If you enjoy accordion potatoes, then prepare to have your mind blown by these cheesy stuffed hasselback potatoes from Half Baked Harvest.

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Crispy Smashed Potatoes With Avocado Garlic Aioli

Forget your average mashed potatoes — Oh She Glows’ smashed alternative gives you the same fluffy texture with some added crispiness.

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Twice Baked Potatoes

This is everything your cheese-loving taste buds have ever wanted in life: a baked potato that’s as creamy and cheesy as can be. Thank you, Crepes of Wrath.

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Rosemary-Garlic Accordion Potatoes

These accordion potatoes by A Beautiful Mess are like baked potatoes you’ve never seen before. Be sure to smother them in plenty of herbs and garlic.

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Potato Frittata

Whether you whip up a breakfast for dinner or a healthy and hearty brunch, A Cozy Kitchen’s potato frittata is guaranteed to be a hit.

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Rustic Potato Pizza

Can you imagine any single food better than a potato-topped pizza? Didn’t think so. Green Kitchen Stories makes the ultimate healthy-yet-comforting pizza.

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