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Easy potato recipes offer ways to cook potatoes that will help you get a meal on the table in a hurry while still offering potato nutrition to your family.

Easy Potato Recipes

While I prefer fresh potatoes, I keep a few cans of sliced potatoes on hand for times I need a potato recipe in a hurry. This recipe for an easy potato salad is a winner in my opinion.


  • 1 can of sliced potatoes (15 oz.) drained
  • 1/4 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dill

Directions: In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients except the potato slices. Add the drained potato slices and serve immediately or chill for later. Serves 2 - 4

Easy Potato Recipes for Soup,
Chowder, & Beef Stew

The following recipes also are quick and easy because they use ingredients that you  may have on hand including some that are frozen and canned.

Easy Potato Soup


  • 1 bag (28 oz.) frozen O'Brien Potatoes
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 6 - 8 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions: Put the 2 1/2 cups of water in a large cooking pot and bring to a boil. Add the frozen O'Brien potatoes, reduce heat to medium/simmer and cook until tender. Stir in the milk and seasonings. Reduce heat to low and heat for 5 - 7 minutes. Add crumbled bacon just before serving.  

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Easy Potato Chowder Recipe

One of our favorite easy potato recipes, this chowder uses fresh potatoes, canned corn, and a bag of frozen vegetables. 


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon granulated chicken bouillon 
  • 4 Red Potatoes (medium - large) peeled and diced
  • 1 can (15 oz.) cream style corn
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 8 oz. of soft or Velveeta cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk

Directions: Bring water to a boil in a large soup kettle. Add the bouillon and stir to dissolve. Add the potatoes, frozen vegetables, and diced onion. Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes. Check that potatoes are tender. Add the corn, cheese and milk; reduce heat to low and heat for about 6 minutes, stirring until cheese is melted. Serves 6

Easy Beef and Potato Stew


  • 6 - 8 medium red potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 - 2 pounds of beef round steak or chuck roast, cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 bag baby carrots (16 oz.) cut into small chunks
  • 1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes with liquid
  • 2 cans of water....use the tomato can as a measuring device
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions: Brown the beef cubes in a large stockpot or soup kettle. Add all other ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce to medium/low heat and simmer for about 25 minutes or until potatoes and carrots are tender. Serves 8 - 10

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