Potatoes, Three Ways

Baked Potatoes

No matter how much time you have to prep dinner, it’s hard to go wrong with this Idaho classic.
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

  • 3 large potatoes red, russed, or white
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • butter
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • OVEN
  • Prehead oven to 425 F. Rub potatoes with oil and prick several times with a fork
  • Place directly onto oven rack or on a baking sheet. Bake 45-60 minutes or until skin is crispy and potato is easily punctured with a fork.
  • MICROWAVE
  • Rub potatoes with oil and prick several times with a fork.
  • Place directly in microwave or use a microwave-safe dish. Cook on High for 5 minutes. Turn and cook another 3-5 minutes until cooked through.

Notes

Baked Potato

Roasted Potatoes

  • Servings: 4
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Get creative and try some of your favorite herbs and spices with this staple side dish.


Homemade Roasted Herb Red Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 5-6 medium potatoes (red, white, or fingerling)
  • Fresh or dried herbs, such as rosemary, thyme, sage, and/or oregano
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Prehead oven to 425 F.
  2. Wash and cut potatoes into cubes.
  3. Toss potatoes with herbs, oil, salt, and pepper. Roast in oven 20-30 minutes or until browned on outside and soft on inside
  4. Serve hot and enjoy!

Mashed Potatoes

  • Servings: 4
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Idaho's number one home-cooked soul food, just like mom makes them.


Homemade Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 5-6 medium potatoes (russet, or yellow)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a medium pot, cover potatoes with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook until soft.
  2. With a hand or stand mixer, mash potatoes with remaining ingredients until creamy.
  3. Serve hot and enjoy!

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