How to cook potatoes so tasty and appetising, beyond the French fries? The potatoes are delicious, and like in many different ways both to large and children, so they can learn to enjoy vegetables, maybe in combination with other vegetables.
You can serve the potatoes as a side dish, or integrating them in the preparation of first or second more elaborate dishes. Here are some ideas to get ideas.
1) Chips not fries
Here is a recipe to prepare French fries “not fried”. That way you’ll get crisp, tasty fries without oil. All you have to do is to peel the potatoes, wash them, cut them and dip them in the breadcrumbs. Then you will need to place them on a baking sheet with parchment paper and bake at 180° C until golden brown.
2) Dumplings with potato curry
To prepare tasty potato dumplings you do is form of squares of puff pastry, preferably homemade, maintaining a width of about 10 centimeters. For the filling, use potatoes, diced, sliced carrots and other vegetables to your liking, you’ll have steamed or boiled earlier. Close angles towards the center bringing dumplings and cook at 180° C for 20-25 minutes.
3) Cabbage rolls and potato
Here is a vegetarian recipe that you will follow step by step to prepare the cabbage rolls and potato. Prepare the filling of rolls using potatoes and spices. As for the cabbage, you’ll have to use the outer leaves, which will serve to wrap the spring rolls. Take it off carefully, without breaking them. Fry the rolls in a pan with a little white wine sfumandoli. And here the rolls of cabbage and potatoes will be immediately served. Here the complete recipe.
4) Crispy potato skins
If we buy or grow, organic potatoes, we don’t have to throw the Peel! Simply wash the potatoes to use it safely and prepare a recipe really tasty. Golden fried potato skins have nothing to envy to fries. You can serve them with homemade sauces, for example with plain yogurt to spy, chives and lemon juice. Here the complete recipe.
5) Curried potatoes and peas
To prepare this dish Indian atmosphere, sliced potatoes and cook with peas. Plan to use at least 50 grams peas 2 potatoes per person. Drain and sauté in a pan with a few tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, 1 clove garlic, minced, chopped onion, 2 tbsp curry powder and .5 TSP cumin seeds. Cook until potatoes are well browned. You can season with a pinch of turmeric, pepper and some coriander seed. Serve the potato and pea curry accompanied by a saucer of basmati rice seasoned with a little olive oil.
6) Potato croquettes
Prepare hash browns is easy. You won’t have to do is boil or bake potatoes steamed. So you’ll have to mash them with a fork or a potato masher and form croquettes of round shape with your hands when you will be warmed. Roll the croquettes in breadcrumbs and bake in the oven or in a pan with a little olive oil until golden brown. To enrich the croquettes you can add herbs and spices to taste or chopped vegetables.
7) Gateau potato light
There are endless variations for preparing the gateau potato . To prepare it in light version can replace cheese with vegetable sauce and bake the gateau with breadcrumbs and nutritional yeast flakes. You can also enrich it with some small pieces of chopped onions and diced seitan previously sautéed. The secret to getting a crisp gateau is to grease the pan with extra virgin olive oil. Having boiled the potatoes and season with salt, pepper and spices, mash, softened the mixture with a little milk vegetable and formed a layer on the baking sheet (you will need at least 1 pound of potatoes). Alternate layers of potatoes with vegetable or soy cream sauce and bake on 180° for 30 minutes potato gateau.
8) Paprika potatoes
Used 3 medium sized potatoes per person. Wash the potatoes, Peel and cut into cubes. Pour into one or more containers with lid. Season with extra virgin olive oil, spicy paprika, some minced garlic clove, salt and pepper. Seal the container and let stand the potatoes for about ten minutes, so that you take on flavor, then cook in the oven at 180° C for 35-40 minutes, until golden brown.
9) Potato salad with pistachios
Boil the potatoes in their skins (2 or 3 per person, as a side dish). Let cool, Peel and cut into cubes. Aside from a spoonful of toasted chopped pistachios per person. Put the potatoes in the necessary portions and season with olive oil, chopped pistachios, some slices of raw onion, chives and chopped Mint. You can also prepare a sauce made from soy yogurt and lemon juice.
10) Potato chips
To get the potato chips not fried potato use Classic or sweet potatoes. You’ll have to peel and wash the potatoes. Then slice very thin. The thickness should be approximately 3 mm. Place them on parchment paper after brush with olive oil and season with salt. Bake in preheated oven at 180° C for approximately 30-35 minutes, until golden brown, taking care to stir occasionally. For a crispier result again, used the grill of the oven during the last 5 minutes of preparation.