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16 Thanksgiving potato recipes that will change your life

16 Thanksgiving potato recipes that will change your life

Of course you need some kind of potato dish on Thanksgiving. But no one says it has to be boring, old, regular mashed potatoes! So here, we present to you a few amazing alternatives to traditional mashed potatoes.

Here are 16 potato recipes that take potatoes to the next level

acouplecooks_potatoesFor a truly fancy Thanksgiving dinner, serve Mashed Potato Martinis by A Couple Cooks!

closetcooking_potatoesFully Loaded Hasselback Potatoes from Closet Cooking are gorgeous. The inside resemble a French fry, and the inside a baked potato. Sounds amazing.

rachelschultz_potatoesLoaded Baked Potato Casserole from Rachel Schulz uses cubed potatoes instead of mashed, and has a delicious golden crust.

thissillygirlslife_potatoesWho needs plain mashed potatoes when you have Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes from This Silly Girl’s Life?

Loaded Mashed Potato CupsThese Loaded Mashed Potato Cups are so simple to make it’s mind boggling. And on Thanksgiving, we need simple.

spendwithpennies_potatoesPepper Ranch Potatoes from Spend with Pennies adds a punch of tangy flavor to your Thanksgiving menu.

joyouslydomestic_potatoesThis pretty and yummy Crispy Potato Roast from Joyously Domestic will impress your Thanksgiving guests.

carlsbadcravings_potatoesHerbed Gruyere Scalloped Potatoes and Bacon Au Gratin from Carlsbad Cravings offers thin layers potato slices, bacon and onions smothered in a herbed cream sauce. And topped with bubbly golden Gruyere cheese, of course.

Healthynibblesandbits_potatoesCheesy Mashed Potatoes with Corn and Sausage from Healthy Nibbles and Bits have sautéed onions and chopped Chinese sausage, which complements the rest of the Thanksgiving feast.

foxeslovelemons_potatoesLoaded Mashed Potato Bake from Foes Love Lemon is loaded with sour cream, cheddar cheese, bacon, and onions and is topped with crushed crackers.

anediblemosaic_potatoesIf you can’t do potatoes, give these Gluten Free Mashed Cauliflower Gratin from An Edible Mosaic a try! They are grain-free, gluten-free, and velvety and delicious.

ciaoveggie_potatoesDill Yogurt Mashed Potatoes from Ciao Veggie oozes with melted butter and yogurt and has a kick of dill.

fullmeasureofhappiness_potatoesThese Avocado Mashed Potatoes from Full Measure of Happiness add some vitamin C and colorfulness to your traditional Thanksgiving side dish.

christinascucina_potatoesWhip up a double batch of these Potato Croquettes from Christina’s Cucina because they’ll go quickly.

Takingonmagazines_potatoesMake this Caramelized Onion Mashed Potato Bake from Taking on Magazines ahead of time, and in the 35 minutes it takes your turkey to rest, it can reheat in your oven.

cookingacress_potatoesBecause, why wouldn’t you serve this Mashed Potato Pizza from Cooking Actress on your Thanksgiving table? I would.


What’s your favorite Thanksgiving side dish?

We’ve picked the most popular side dishes staples that you are likely to find on your Turkey Day table, now help us rank your favorites! Did your favorite side dish not make the list? Let us know in the comments below!

The most delicious Thanksgiving side dishes

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