Different Potato Dishes

Whenever you are strapped for cash, cooking seems like the most challenging thing to do. It is especially difficult if you don’t have much time or ingredients. So you will be pleased to know that if you have a few potatoes, you can actually make a number of different dishes. That’s right, now you won’t only need potatoes but they are the star of the dish. You should also know that potatoes are carbohydrates. This means that you will actually get full really quickly. You will also stay full longer. With that said, let’s take a look at a few potato dishes that you can make.

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The first and probably most obvious potato dish you can make is french fries. That’s right, you may enjoy the fries made at your local fast food restaurant but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make them at home. You may not know this but fries are really easy to make. All you really need is a few potatoes and a manner in which to fry them. You will cut your potatoes up into strips, this will give the appearance of fries. Once you have all your fries, you can go ahead and place them in some water and boil them if you like. However, if you don’t have time to boil them, you can simply go ahead and fry them.

You can fry your fries in hot oil, bake them in the oven or even fry them in the air fryer. Once you start frying them you will notice that they don’t take much time to cook. Another great dish you can make with potatoes is potato salad. This is a really easy salad to make and it goes well with many other dishes it can even be a dish on its own. With that said, you will need to boil your potatoes. Whether you peel the skin or leave it on is totally up to you. Once your potatoes are soft, you can simply cut them up and add some mayonnaise to them. It really is that easy.