Summer Potato Recipes

Potatoes star in some of our favorite summer dishes

A staple in cuisines all over the globe, the potato is a versatile ingredient that stars in some of our favorite summer dishes. From creamy potato salad to crispy French fries and samosas, we've rounded up our best summer potato recipes.

No summer picnic is complete without potato salad. Our lemon mayonnaise smashed potato salad is super creamy, with a kick from lemon juice and mustard powder. Or try our German potato salad with bacon, onion, and parsley. For a Nordic twist look to potatissallad, a Swedish summer favorite featuring sautéed kohlrabi, fresh dill, and boiled potatoes.

Potatoes were practically made for frying. It doesn't get much more classic that French fries and potato chips. The trick to great fries is to fry them twice—the first frying gives them a tender, fluffy interior, while the second crisps them up. Our potato chip recipe is flavored with a mix of barbecue spices like cayenne, cumin, and garlic.

Fried potatoes feature heavily in cuisine from parts of India. Bhajiya is a street food made of of pieces of potato battered in chickpea flour and fried. And who could forget samosa? These fried pastries filled with potato and peas are a hearty, delicious snack.

If you don't want to deep-fry, try roasting your potatoes. Roasted potatoes are a wonderful side plain, but to brighten them up try dressing them with a lemon-olive oil emulsion.

Find all these dishes and more in our collection of our best summer potato recipes.

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