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Dr. Potato Loves Game Day Recipes With Idaho® Potatoes As The Star

Q:

Do you have any last minute, easy to make game day recipes with Idaho Potatoes as the star?

A:

Of course! And, thanks for calling out the star aspects of using Idaho potatoes for a fun day of watching football. It’s ok to be a couch potato once in a while.

https://idahopotato.com/recipes/mashed-potato-bar

Instead of a taco bar, save the avocado and beans for the classic seven-layer dip, and instead set up a mashed potato bar. Then, the ingredients or toppings are totally unlimited. You could also make it a French fry or Tots bar variation.

https://idahopotato.com/uploads/media/Perfect-IPC-Potato-Bar-Wall-Chart.pdf

Baked potatoes with healthy and indulgent toppings are always a crowd pleaser. Place the washed and scrubbed Idaho russets in a single layer on a sheet pan or directly on the oven racks and time it for about one hour when heated up to 400°F.

Sheet pan dinners or oven baked French fries are sure to be a hit. Wouldn’t these go great with Philadelphia cheese steaks or as a tasty side with Boston Clam Chowder?

https://idahopotato.com/recipes/baked-harissa-fries

Or do a one-pan dinner with roasted Idaho potatoes:

https://idahopotato.com/recipes/sheet-pan-spatchcocked-chicken-with-idaho-potatoes-and-vegetables

 

https://idahopotato.com/recipes/loaded-idaho-baked-potato-totchos

https://idahopotato.com/recipes/idaho-potato-gnocchi-with-clam-chowder

Dips go better with Idaho potato wedges:

https://idahopotato.com/recipes/chili-roasted-potatoes-with-avocado-crema

https://idahopotato.com/recipes/mini-hasselback-idaho-potatoes-with-creamy-dill-dip

And you can’t go wrong with pizza:

Garlic Mashed Idaho® Potato Pizza

https://idahopotato.com/recipes/patatas-bravas-hash-brown-crust-pizza

Let us know what you fixed and how it went over with your crowd!