Monday, August 31, 2015

6 ways to reinvent the humble potato

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Baked potatoes are a great standby for filling out a meal on the cheap, but potatoes have so much more potential! The humble potato is the perfect base for just about any topping and its neutral flavor makes it one of the most versatile ingredients in the kitchen. Step up your potato game with these six fun and flavorful ways to serve potatoes.

For the past five years, Beth has been dishing out healthy, inexpensive recipes and teaching kitchen basics through her popular blog, Budget Bytes and the corresponding cookbook, Budget Bytes – Over 100 Easy Delicious Recipes to Slash Your Grocery Bill in Half. She loves getting creative in the kitchen and hopes to show others just how fun and rewarding cooking can be.


Crispy Salt And Vinegar Smashed Potatoes

Got a craving for potato chips? Try these Crispy Salt and Vinegar Smashed Potatoes for a healthy alternative. They're baked in the oven, but still have that deliciously salty potato appeal.

Crustless Cheesey Potato Quiche

Potatoes aren't just for dinner. Try this Crustless Cheesy Potato and Spinach Quiche for an easy one-dish breakfast that is sure to keep you full 'till lunch time.

Southwestern Baked Potato Skins

Make "meat and potatoes" more interesting with these Southwestern Baked Potato Skins. The potato creates the perfect edible dish for the southwest-inspired mix of beans, beef, corn, and cheese.

Spiced Potato and Pea Stuffed Flat Bread

Potato-stuffed bread? Sure! It's not just any bread, but Spiced Potato and Pea Stuffed Flat Bread. They're full of savory Indian spices and vegetables, and the hand-held shape makes them perfect for a meal or snack on the go.

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