10 Best side dishes involving potatoes

1. Au Gratin Potatoes

Asking for “au gratin potatoes” is a fancy way of saying you want your spuds sliced, topped with cheese and browned in an oven.

2. Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes are great as a healthier alternative to fried or deep-fried potato preparations, but we end up canceling out that healthiness by topping with butter, cheese.

3. Boiled Potatoes

boiled potatoes do not need to have the skin removed first. So before you start skinning them like you’re Buffalo Bill from “Silence of the Lambs

4. French Fries

I think we should all be able to agree that french fries are the best potato side dish — or at least the most popular one.

5. Hash Browns

hash browns are completely shredded before getting fried and served with breakfast. When formed into a patty, this preparation style is similar to the Swiss dish of rösti or röschti

6. Home Fries

Home fries are often confused with hash browns. The difference, however, is that home fries are diced or cubed rather than shredded.

7. Mashed Potatoes

don’t completely puree the potatoes; leave some little chunks in there for the perfect consistency.

8. Potato Chips

Potato chips can be a snack on their own, a side dish that accompanies burgers or sandwiches, or a way for restaurants to trick you into paying more for fries.

9. Sweet Potato Fries

They’re basically french fries but made with sweet potatoes. That means they’re still fried in unhealthy but oh-so-delicious oil.

10. Twice-Baked Potatoes

twice-baked variety is cut in half, the inside is scooped out and mixed with the aforementioned ingredients (like bacon, cheese and sour cream), and only then is it rebaked

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