5 Dishes For International Day Of Potato That Will Make You Fall In Love With Your Spuds All Over Again

Potatoes are such a versatile and budget-friendly vegetable that I sometimes think we don't give it much thought or praise. From french fries or classic roasties and mash, this humble spud can give life to many dishes without breaking a sweat. 

This International Day Of Potato, try these low-effort but incredibly delicious dishes at home in which potatoes are the king:

The Oh-So-Familiar Comfort Of Classic Baked Potatoes With Sour Cream

Crunchy, salty, and infused with garlic, classic baked potatoes are the comfort meal we all deserve. Simply start by washing the potatoes and then boil them only 40%. Pat the potatoes dry and squash them slightly on a baking sheet with a glass or a heavy object. Now spread some olive oil on them and a little bit of chopped garlic. Sprinkle some salt and pepper, and bake at 400°F for about an hour.

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The Sensationalism Of Pizza But With The Delight Of Rösti And Fried Egg  

The name might be a bit fancy, but cooking this dish requires little effort. Start by grating the potatoes and then squeeze out the moisture from them. Now add some rosemary, sea salt, and pepper to the mix. Spread it on a baking sheet as if it is a flatbread and pop it in the oven until golden brown. Flip the rösti and spread some cheese on top of it or a fried egg.

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The Refreshing Potato Salad That's Perfect For A Picnic With Friends & Family

To make this, boil cubed potatoes until they are tender (use a toothpick to check). Now mix some mayo, mustard, diced onions, celery, salt, and pepper. Add the boiled potatoes to this mixture and make sure to coat them both nicely. Now, chill this in the fridge for a couple of hours and then serve it cold.

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The Goodness Of Creamy Mashed Potatoes That Elevates Any Main Dish

Start by washing and peeling potatoes, and then boil them until fork-tender. Now, mash the potatoes with butter, milk, salt, and pepper, and continue to process until its smooth and creamy. Now add some garlic, cheese, and herbs to the mixture as it will add more flavor to the dish.

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The Simplicity Of Potato And Vegetable Stir-Fry Is A Bowl Full Of Nutrition 

If you like to have a balanced diet with tons of nutrients in your meal, try this simple yet effective dish. Wash vegetables like bell peppers, broccoli, and carrots along with our king potatoes, and dice them nicely. Now, sauté these veggies in a skillet and season them with soy sauce, garlic, and some ginger.

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