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What to cook from potatoes?

By the main course we are used to add a side dish. But sometimes it seems that there are very few products from which you can make this side dish ... Pasta, potatoes, cereals, vegetables - that's all for you. But we will try to convince you today. We show that you can cook a lot of various dishes from potatoes!

What to cook from potatoes quickly

The most usual standard dishes are made the fastest, but for a bachelor and a young hostess this option is just perfect!

  • To cook potatoes in their skins, simply wash the unpeeled potatoes and put them in a saucepan with water. To check readiness, poke potatoes with a fork. If it is soft, it's time to shoot.
  • Fried potatoes are not so useful, but incredibly tasty! How to fry potatoes? Very simple! If the potatoes are young and small, just rinse them and cut each potato in half. Pour vegetable oil into a frying pan, heat it, and then throw potatoes there, salt it. Fry until cooked, stirring occasionally.
  • Mashed potatoes suitable for many dishes, especially for meatballs.Peel the potatoes, wash them, cook in water until cooked. Drain the water, and in the pot with the potatoes gradually add milk and crush. You define the density of puree yourself.

What delicious cook from potatoes

Potato harmonica


  • potatoes - large, 8 pcs.
  • bacon - 200 gr. (can be replaced with ham or smoked sausage)
  • greenery
  • salt pepper
  • foil


  1. We clean and wash the potatoes.
  2. We make about 5 cuts in potatoes, not bringing them to the end, so that the potatoes do not fall apart. Leave a distance between the incisions of 1 cm.
  3. We insert very thinly sliced ​​bacon into these cuts.
  4. Salt and pepper the potatoes. Each potato wrap in foil.
  5. Put the dish in a baking dish, put in an oven heated to 180 degrees for 50 minutes.
  6. The finished dish remains only sprinkle with herbs.

Creamy Potatoes


  • potatoes - 1 kg.
  • butter - 50 gr.
  • cream - 250 ml.
  • milk - 750 ml.
  • flour - 30 gr.
  • hard cheese - 100 gr.
  • greenery
  • salt pepper


  1. We clean and wash the potatoes.
  2. Boil it until tender in salted water.
  3. Put the butter in the pan, then add the flour and we will sauté it until golden brown.
  4. Gradually pour cream and milk into the pan.
  5. Stirring, we will achieve the thickness of the mixture.
  6. Half of the cheese we rub on a coarse grater and add to this mixture, salt and pepper. So we got a delicious sauce.
  7. Boiled potatoes lay out in a baking dish, sprinkle with herbs and fill with sauce. Sprinkle with all the remaining cheese on top.
  8. Send the dish to the preheated oven for 15 minutes. the temperature in the oven should be at 200 degrees. Before serving, it is better to sprinkle potatoes with greens.

Chinese Potatoes


  • potato - 3 large pieces
  • chicken fillet - 150 gr. (very little)
  • soy sauce - 1 tablespoon
  • garlic - 1 clove
  • lemon juice - 1 tablespoon
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • carrots - 1 pc.
  • sweet pepper - 1 pc.
  • Tomato - 1 pc.
  • Chinese cabbage - 2 leaves
  • young beans - 2 pods
  • salt, spices


  1. First cook the chicken. Cut chicken fillet into strips, add soy sauce, lemon juice, chopped garlic and spices. Mix everything and leave to marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. If the potatoes are young, then you can not even peel them. Wash and cut into thin strips.
  3. In this recipe, it is very important to chop the vegetables in the correct shape.Pepper and carrot will be straws, onions will be feathers, beans will be cut in half, coarsely chopped up to make Chinese cabbage. A tomato must be peeled and finely crumbled.
  4. We will need 2 pans. In one we fry the potatoes with butter, in the other - the chicken. All this is done without covering the pan with a lid. We must achieve a golden hue.
  5. Remove the chicken in a separate dish. And in a pan simmer all the vegetables a couple of minutes, except for Chinese cabbage and tomato.
  6. Add the chicken cube, half a glass of water and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce to the vegetables. Stew it all for 3 minutes, and then put the chicken there.
  7. Now it remains to arrange the dish on plates: on the bottom are fried potatoes, and on top are vegetables with chicken.

What to cook from potatoes in the microwave

In the microwave, you can make delicious second courses, such as something that makes you lick your fingers ...


  • potatoes - 1 kg.
  • hard cheese - 200 gr.
  • mayonnaise - 2 tablespoons
  • garlic - 3 cloves
  • salt and seasoning


  1. Peel the potatoes and wash them. Cut into thin circles or halves of circles.
  2. Prepare the dishes for the microwave and put the potatoes in it. Salt, add seasonings and mix.
  3. Now, in a separate bowl, we put the cheese on a fine grater, squeeze the garlic into it (just squeeze out or stew, not crumble), and add mayonnaise. All mix well.
  4. The resulting mixture will grease the potatoes on top and put in the microwave for 20 minutes. microwave power set to 800.

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