Baked potatoes are a classic side dish. Often simply served with butter and sour cream, which is delicious in its own right, you can do so many things with a baked potato. Try recipes such as Baked Potato Soup, Turkey-Mushroom Baked Potatoes, or Baked Potatoes with Gorgonzola.See Popular Baked Potatoes Recipes
This cheese-topped potato side dish will rapidly become one often requested.
A nonstick skillet is crucial so the potatoes don't stick to the pan as the liquid evaporates.
Super spuds are baked and stuffed with shredded cheese, bacon, green onion and picante sauce, and broiled until bubbly.
This recipe is easily doubled; just use a second baking sheet so you don't crowd the fries.
When you're not in the mood to serve family style, try these simple, individual sides that combine potatoes and veggies in a neat, potato skin package.
The great flavor of mashed potatoes without all the labor of peeling them. No more KP duty...just bake 'em and smash 'em.
It takes just 15 minutes to jazz-up ordinary baked potatoes with sour cream, picante sauce, green onions and Cheddar cheese.
Here's a great 30-minute dinner idea that's a hit with kids and adults...kicked up ground beef, picante sauce and lots of Cheddar makes these spuds a family favorite.
Piping hot baked potatoes are topped with a savory combination of chunky beef and vegetable soup, broccoli and cheese to make a comforting main dish that's ready in just 15 minutes.
A hearty topping turns a baked potato into an especially tasty side dish. It's hard to believe that something this tasty is so easy to prepare.
Just slit the top of each potato, tuck in thyme sprigs and garlic, and you've got a delicious side dish for beef, chicken, or fish.
Why go to take-out fast food when you can make this delicious version so readily at home? It is hearty and satisfying enough to feed the busiest family on the go.
This stuffed baked potato is based on colcannon (kuhl-KAN-uhn), an Irish dish made of mashed potatoes, onion, and cabbage.
To make this a 30-minute recipe, cook the potatoes in the microwave. Make the cheesy hamburger topping while the potatoes cook.
Yeah, we know -- you're probably not going to get away with serving up just baked potatoes for dinner, no matter how much sour cream you slather on them. But load those baked potatoes up with a mix of ground beef, broccoli and plenty of cheese (oh, yeah, and sour cream), and you've got a hearty dinner all neatly contained in a handy little packet. Stick with the recipe here if you want to keep your potatoes on the better-for-you side (with so much flavor going on, it's not likely they'll notice, say, the reduced-fat sour cream).