6 Surprising and Tasty Potato Recipes the Kids Will Love

Jill Holtz

October 1, 2017

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No longer just mash, roast or baked – there is so much you can do with potatoes. With Mexican, Asian and Italian influences, these potato recipes are bound to inspire you!

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The great thing about potatoes is that not only are they healthy and nutritious, but they are super versatile and can form the basis of lots of different meal ideas for feeding hungry kids.

We teamed up with Potato.ie to pick out some delicious potato recipes the kids will love – perfect for an after school snack to fill ravenous tummies or for a quick and easy dinner!

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Potato Recipes You Need to Try

#1. Mexican Beef Lettuce Tacos with Potato Tortilla Chips

potato recipesKids will love this recipe for Mexican beef lettuce tacos with Potato tortilla chips as it is fun finger food that they’ll enjoy eating messily! Perfect on afternoons when they have friends over, when you can just place everything on the table and let them all make their own!

#2. Spanish Chicken, Chorizo and Potato One Pot

I often make soup for after school but if the kids are going to sporting activities, I like to feed them something a bit more substantial but which is quick and easy to make. This Spanish Chicken, Chorizo and Potato One Pot recipe ticks those boxes and is ready in 30 mins.

#3. Cheesy Potato Bites

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Kids will love these Cheesy Potato Bites, they are perfect for an after school snack. The cheese is enclosed within a coating made up of grated potato and egg, flavoured with a bit of finely chopped onion.

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#4. Chinese Potato Squeaks

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Try these delicious Chinese Potato ‘Squeaks’ which are a fun new twist on an old favourite – and ready in just 15 minutes.

#5. Gnocchi with Tomato and Basil

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For a change from just regular pasta, get the kids to help make the gnocchi and the sauce (I always find my kids are really into stirring things!) for this Gnocchi with Tomato and Basil Recipe. The gnocchi are tasty pillows of goodness which absorb the tomato and basil sauce perfectly.

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#6. Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquettes

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These Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquettes are a real crowd pleaser! The combination of a cheese, ham and silky potato makes for a delicious snack that is surprisingly quick to whip up too.

Visit www.potato.ie for lots of delicious, quick and easy recipes to help mix up your meals and provide inspiration that will excite the family’s taste buds. 

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Have your say! Did you try any of these potato recipes out? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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