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 Frittata with Asparagus & Feta Recipe

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

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 Irish Potato Hot Pot Recipe

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

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

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

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 Potato and Bacon Recipe

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
Bacon and Cabbage potato skins

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

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 Recipe

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 Irish Cottage Pie with Potato Recipe

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

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 Hash Brown Recipe

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