Best of Basics

Potatoes have long been a staple of favourite foods in this country. They form the foundation of many delicious, simple meals. Find a selection of recipes below that we consider, the 'best of the basics'.

Explore our Best of Basics Potato Recipes

Italian Potato Frittata with Asparagus & Feta Recipe

This eggy base encompasses a swell of beautiful and vibrant flavours, including feta cheese, onions, and asparagus - this is an impressive, yet easy meal to rustle up and is perfect when cooking for a number of people.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Chicken and Potato Fricassee Recipe

This simple recipe finds the spud combined with a succulent chicken breast and an indulgent creamy sauce comprised of beautiful garlic, onion and zesty flavours.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Leftover Lamb and Potato Hot Pot

An easy way to use up any leftovers from your Sunday roast - all you need to do is add some extra veg and a bit of stock.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins

Mini Hasselback Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic Recipe

Simple and effective, these Hasselback potatoes are perfect for a lazy lunch or a party nibble.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins

Pesto Potatoes with Grilled Chicken, Tomatoes and Bacon Recipe

This recipe melds together some fantastically rich flavours - sundried tomatoes, bacon, chicken and nutty pesto combine for this simple, yet satisfying dish. 

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Sensational Summer Salad Recipe

Fresh, summery flavours with peas and mint, coupled with the sweetness of the Parma ham make this a great dish for dining al fresco.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins

Spanish Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Why not put a Spanish twist on a home favourite and try out this recipe for Spanish mashed potato, it even comes with bacon!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins

Potato Skins with Bacon and Cabbage

Perfect for an evening in front of the fire and a film, or why not try with salad potatoes as a canape? 

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

Celebrate St Patrick’s day with family and friends in true Irish style. Cook up a storm with this modern twist on beloved, traditional Irish ingredients.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Quick Thai Chicken Stir-fry

Thai Style Potato & Chicken Stir Fry with Coconut Milk Recipe

Give your spuds an international twist with this stir fry which encompasses all the spice you seek in a Thai dish, but with a cooling, complimentary, and creamy sauce made from coconut milk. 

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Thatched Cottage Pie

This traditional twist on a family favourite is a great way to use up leftovers for a midweek meal.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Tuscan Potatoes with Pork Loin Steaks and Pancetta Recipe

Really simple to make, and the combination of juices from the pork and the fresh lemon really pack flavour!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

The Ultimate New York Potato Hash Brown Recipe

A perfect centrepiece to a lunch occasion - served with so many different combinations to suit the time and the weather.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins