Are you looking for healthy and wholesome weekly meal ideas? Look no further. We’ve got some inspiration from Bord Bia and AHDB’s Potatoes: More than a Bit on The Side campaign, which is geared towards sharing new and exciting ways to cook with potatoes. They’re a naturally fat-free and sugar-free food that will provide an excellent source of nutrition to many meals and keep the family fuller for longer. What’s not to love? Here are 10 Tasty Family Potato Recipes that won’t cost you the World.
#1. Spanish Tortilla with Paprika and Parsley
Ideal for dinners, lunches and snacks, this Spanish Tortilla with Paprika and Parsley is a great standby for many occasions and it’s really quick and easy to make.
We can’t promise that you won’t eat it all at once,though!
#2. Silky Smooth Potato, Ham, Spring Onion and Chive Soup
This Silky Smooth Potato, Ham, Spring Onion and Chive soup is the perfect cosy winter warmer and is great for the whole family, even the fussiest of eaters. The best thing is, it only takes 20 minutes to whip up.
Why not double the ingredients and make a larger batch so that you can go back for more through the week? It’s also an ideal dish for refrigeration or freezing so you can bring it out for those busy evenings during a hectic week.
#3. Poached Salmon & Potato Salad with Crème Fraiche
In as little as 20 minutes, you can rustle up this Poached Salmon & Potato Salad with Crème Fraiche recipe.
This delicious fish meal is an ideal choice for those busy weekday evenings and is best served with a few slices of fresh bread.
#4. Pan Seared Cod with Potatoes and Chorizo
This Pan Seared Cod with Potatoes and Chorizo dish is a winner all around. The chorizo and paprika give it a deliciously rich and smoky taste that will warm up the coldest of winter evenings. This recipe works just as well with all other white fish including haddock and seabass.
#5. Thai Beef and Potato Salad
Another tasty salad option is this Thai Beef and Potato Salad – a great recipe for those long autumn days which will keep the hunger at bay.
Taking between 10 and 15 minutes to prepare and cook, you’ll be able to have this on the table in no time making it a must for your weekly evening recipe list.
#6. Easy Tray Baked Lamb Tagine
Whip up this Easy Tray Baked Lamb Tagine with potatoes for a quick and almost effortless meal.
This is a really handy dish for a quick evening meal or even a lazy Sunday lunch if you don’t quite fancy preparing a full roast dinner.
#7. Potato Rosti with Asparagus and Poached Egg
This Potato Rosti with Asparagus and poached egg recipe uses minimal ingredients, most of which you are likely to already have in your cupboard!
#8. Potato and Sage Gnocchi with Pesto
This velvety Potato and Sage Gnocchi with pesto dish is a great vegetarian option that should suit all of the family.
It’s surprisingly really easy to make it yourself from scratch and you’ll be sure to get the seal of approval from the rest of the family.
#9. Jerk Potato and Black Bean Curry
Spice things up in your household with this vegetarian Jerk Potato and Black Bean Curry dish.
It is sure to impress the curry lovers in your family.
#10. Indian Inspired Potato and Chickpea Masala
Another curry dish to heat up the autumn evenings is this Indian Inspired Potato and Chickpea Masala. With a cooking time of less than 30 minutes, it’s surprisingly simple to make and it’s the perfect alternative to a pricey mid-week takeaway.
You will be able to find a selection of fantastic and nutritious recipes, which are all less than 500 calories per portion, and can be ready in as little as 20 minutes, at www.potato.ie
These recipes have been developed by Bord Bia and AHDB as part of their Potatoes: More Than A Bit On The Side three year promotional campaign, on behalf of the potato industries in Great Britain & the Republic of Ireland. The campaign aims to raise the nutritional awareness of potatoes and provide inspirational and new ways of cooking with them for families looking for something healthy, quick, tasty and convenient as an attractive option throughout the week.