7 Amazing Canned Potato Recipes You Can Make Today

Check out these delicious canned potato recipes that are great for using up this fun pantry item. Save time by skipping the peeling process. These dinner ideas and side dishes will be your next family favorites.

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Canned Potato Recipes

Canned Potatoes are a great way to save time and money. Stock up on this canned good and whip up a quick dinner or side dish in no time!

Peeling potatoes isn’t hard, for most people, but for some, it can be difficult or time-consuming. Buying potatoes in a can may help speed up dinner, or help people who have trouble using a peeler.

So stock up on cans of potatoes with the rest of your canned vegetables and you’ll have enough potatoes to get through those busy times.

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What are canned potatoes?

They are potatoes that have been processed sealed for longer shelf life. You may can potatoes yourself, or buy them at the store.

Are canned potatoes already cooked?

Partially. They are par-cooked potatoes, which means they are partially cooked. You will want to cook them before eating, but the cook times may be shorter than fresh potatoes.

What kind of potatoes can I buy?

You’ll find different varieties at the store. The most common being, sliced, diced, or whole potatoes.

Other recipe ideas you may enjoy!

Each of these potato dishes will tell you:

  • Type of recipe
  • Number of ingredients
  • How many cans you will need and what type (if the recipe specifies)
  • The complexity of ingredients (aka, whether or not you might need to hit the grocery store first)
  • How long it takes to prepare (including cook time)
  • Special diet (Keto, Gluten-free, etc)
  • Equipment needed. (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, etc.)

How to cook canned potatoes

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Ingredients that work well with potatoes

These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.

  • lemon
  • fresh herbs, like parsley
  • green onions
  • green beans
  • sour cream

What to do with canned potatoes

Our goal is to help people find ideas for the ingredients they already have.

Each of these canned potatoes recipes will give you some key information so that you can pick the dish that works for your family.

Check out the bloggers that published each idea to use their tips and get the full recipe.

Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc. Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items

Which pantry idea are you looking forward to trying first?

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