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Don’t fret this holiday season! Simply Potatoes has devised three recipes to make your holiday feasting stress free. If you’re hosting a get together or searching for simple crowd-pleasing dishes, we’ve got you covered. From Buffalo chicken to Southwestern ham casseroles, these no-hassle recipes will give you more quality time with your guests.

 

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Easy Shepherd’s Pie: A hearty dish that’s ready to serve in under an hour. Our Shepherd’s Pie brings together ground beef, onion, green beans, and beef gravy topped off with a thick layer of Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes. Guarantee: This dish will leave no guest hungry.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Time-To-Table: 55 minutes
6 servings

 

4003Loaded Potato & Buffalo Chicken Casserole: This Buffalo chicken casserole is a one-dish wonder. Made with Simply Potatoes Diced Potatoes with Onions, diced chicken, bacon crumbles, sharp cheddar cheese and Buffalo sauce, this dish is loaded with flavor and packs the right amount of heat. Bonus: It only takes 10 minutes to put together.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Time-To-Table: 40 minutes
6 servings

 

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Southwestern Ham and Cheese Party Potatoes: Take cheesy hash browns to the next level with this Southwestern Ham and Cheese casserole. Simply Potatoes Southwest Style Hash Browns, fiesta cheese soup, sour cream, cubed ham and crushed round buttery crackers bake together to make this party favorite in under 10 minutes.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Time-To-Table: 1 hour
12 servings

Pizza

We’re celebrating National Pizza Month by serving up potatoes on pizza. Yes, you heard right! Savor our unique, mouth-watering pizza recipes with toppings from ham and artichokes to broccoli and Parmesan to turkey sausage and hash browns, all made easily at home.

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Garlic Mashed Potato Pizza

Garlic Mashed Potato Pizza: This pizza caters to meat and veggie lovers alike! Top this pizza with our Simply Potatoes Garlic Mashed Potatoes, broccoli florets, fresh tomato, mozzarella, or if you’re a meat lover, add Canadian bacon or sausage. Either way, this pizza will not disappoint.
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Time-To-Table: 1:20 minutes
6 servings

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Country French Pizza

 

Country French Pizza: This unique pizza combination is perfect when you’re looking for a quick meal. Made with our Simply Potatoes Diced with Onions, chopped ham, artichoke, dried basil leaves, and fresh tomatoes on a pre-baked crust, this meal is ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. Bonus: There’s a gluten-free version, too!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Time-To-Table: 30 minutes
8 servings

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Turkey Sausage Breakfast Pizza

Turkey Sausage Breakfast Pizza: It’s time to pep up breakfast. Along with our Simply Potatoes Hash Browns, turkey sausage, a colorful assortment of bell peppers, green onions and Parmesan cheese, this pizza is a flavorful morning wake-up call.

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Time-To-Table: 50 minutes
8 servings

Savor Summer

August 5, 2014

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Like most good things, summer doesn’t last forever. Relish in the last month by enjoying our garden fresh-inspired recipes! From green bell peppers to straight-from-the-garden tomatoes, savoring summer never tasted so delicious.

 

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Prep Time: 1 hour
Time-To-Table: 1 hour 25 minutes
8 servings
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0058aGarden Veggie Hash Browns: Made with a variety of garden fresh ingredients, this in season recipe is ideal for a no-fuss breakfast. Our Simply Potatoes Southwest Style Hash Browns, red onion, zucchini, asparagus, red bell pepper and broccoli florets make this a healthy, yet satisfying, Simply-fied meal.
Time-To-Table: 30 minutes
6 servings
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9062aTex Mex Potato and Egg Skillet: It’s time to jazz up breakfast. Along with our Simply Potatoes Southwest Style Hash Browns, more red bell peppers, fresh cilantro and Monterey Jack cheese, this spicy skillet recipe elevates mealtime while Simply-fying it. It’s a true game changer.
Time-To-Table: 25 minutes
6 servings
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 Sunday lunch

Still deciding what to make for dad on his special day? Well, you’re in luck. From sides to mains, our summertime, taste-like-homemade favorites will make Father’s Day extra delicious. After all, he deserves it.

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Cheddar Bacon Potato Salad: This bold, flavorful dish is perfect for a cookout side. Using our Simply Potatoes Steakhouse Seasoned Diced Potatoes, cheddar, bacon, red onion, sour cream, and chives, it’ll become an instant family favorite. And did we mention there’s bacon?

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Time-To-Table: 20 minutes
6 servings
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2007Potato-Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Shrimp: Made with garden fresh ingredients, this in season recipe is ideal for a summer get together. Our Simply Potatoes Garlic Mashed Potatoes, garlic, cilantro, poblano peppers, fresh kernel corn, zucchini, tomato, and onion make this a unique sensation you won’t want to miss.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Time-To-Table: 1 hour
8 servings
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Incredibly Delicious Stuffed Pork Chops: Along with our Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, juicy pork chops, bacon, and Brussels sprouts, this hearty, yet elegant recipe makes mealtime extra tasty and delightfully simple. You can’t go wrong with these top-notch ingredients.

Time-To-Table: 15 minutes
Time-To-Table: 50 minutes
6 servings
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Spring is in the Air

April 2, 2014

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Spring is in the air – and so is brunch season. Celebrate the warmer days ahead with a few of our favorite, no-fuss recipes. Ranging from quiche to pancakes, these day starters are ideal when it comes to serving a crowd or a smaller meal for two. Not to mention they keep well as leftovers.

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Hash Brown Quiche with Ham, Asparagus & Swiss: This delicate, yet satisfying dish is perfect for a weekend bite or even Easter brunch. Using our Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, vegetables, eggs, ham and Swiss cheese, it’ll leave no guest hungry. Add some color by serving with a side of fruit.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Time-To-Table: 50 minutes
8 servings
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Cheesy Bacon and Potatoes Casserole: Potatoes and bacon. Need we go on? This rich recipe that calls for our Simply Potatoes Diced Potatoes with Onion and cream of mushroom soup is worthy of indulging. Bonus: Only one bowl and one pan are required.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Time-To-Table: 1 hour 10 minutes
8 servings
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Simply Traditional Potato Pancakes: Also made with our Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, this simple, classic dish is spot-on when it comes to serving a bigger group. Most ingredients are already on hand, as well as minimal prep and cook time. Top with applesauce or sour cream for some extra zip.

Time-To-Table: 20 minutes
8 servings
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Game Day Delights

February 5, 2014

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Whether it’s game night or game day, our Simply-fied apps and snacks will win over any crowd. Not only are they tasty alternatives to your usual starters, but they also showcase an array of savory textures – ranging from crispiness to creaminess. Besides the game, they’re another reason to start cheering.

Crispy Buffalo Baked Fries: Be the MVP at your next gathering with these crunchy creations. Made with cayenne pepper, honey, celery seed, and our Simply Potatoes® Homestyle Slices. Our crispy fries pack a punch of flavor with a bleu cheese dipping sauce to keep the heat at bay.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Time-To-Table: 50 minutes
5 servings
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Nacho Potatoes: Bring some extra spicy flair to your next party by making this hybrid appetizer. An array of vegetables alongside ground beef, Simply Potatoes® Red Potato Wedges, and Salsa Con Queso makes for the ultimate game day delight.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Time-To-Table: 40 minutes
4 servings
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Potato & Cheese Filled Pot Stickers: Made with shredded cheddar cheese, red bell pepper, green onion, and our Simply Potatoes® Mashed Potatoes, creamy deliciousness struts its stuff in this scrumptious sensation. Savory in nature and easy to eat, this recipe is the ideal counterpart when cheering on your favorite team.

Prep Time: 40 minutes
Time-To-Table: 1 hour
40 servings 
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The More the Merrier

December 1, 2013

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Before shifting into panic mode this holiday season, set aside some time to devise a plan of attack before hosting your next get together. By making sure your ducks are in a row, you’ll be more at ease and able to enjoy yourself more. After all, spending quality time with loved ones is the main objective – especially during this time of year.

Below are Simply-fied party pointers for the big day:

  • Write a guest list. Keep in mind that typically not everyone will be able to make it, so aim a little high in numbers.
  • Plan your menu in advance. It’s important to compartmentalize which recipes need to be prepared in advance and which ones on the day of.
  • Take inventory of the essentials. Double-check that proper cookware, serving dishes, plates, stemware, etc. are on hand.
  • Delegate tasks if asked. When hosting a larger group, a joint effort goes a long way. Have someone help set the table or refresh drinks – simple yet effective.

The 3-course menu featured offers simplicity and deliciousness for your next gathering:

Curried Shrimp Potato Puffs: Wow your guests with a simple yet complex party appetizer. Made with our Simply Potatoes® Mashed Potatoes, these curried puffs will pack a punch of flavor in every bite with mango chutney to boot.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Time-To-Table: 30 minutes

12 servings - MAKE IT. RATE IT!

 

Chicken Pot Pie: Bring a sense of comfort to your next party by making this classic dish. A vegetable medley alongside chicken, Simply Potatoes® Diced Potatoes with Onion and chicken gravy baked in a pie makes for the ultimate soul-warming meal.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Time-To-Table: 1 hour 20 minutes

12 servings - MAKE IT. RATE IT!

 

Sweet Potato Brûlée: Made with our Simply Potatoes® Mashed Sweet Potatoes, creamy sweetness comes to life in this exquisite dessert. Delicate in nature, this recipe will soothe your palate – the perfect way to end the night.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Time-To-Table: 3 hours

6 servings - MAKE IT. RATE IT.

 

Crock Pot

The daunting task of preparing dinner after a long workday is something we can all relate to. Luckily, the slow cooker can help with this reoccurring debacle. By setting aside 20 minutes or less the night before, our collection of slow cooker recipes will relieve stress the following day. Hassle-free, delicious cooking is our dinner mantra. Bonus: Aromatic goodness will greet you at the door. [click to continue…]

Breakfast Made Easy

August 5, 2013

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Mornings get hectic. Tame some of the chaos by making our Easy Breakfast Recipes. Enjoy a scrumptious morning meal with all the bells and whistles – minus the fuss. We see more time and an extra cup of coffee in your future. [click to continue…]

Children on Fourth of July or Memorial Day

Oooooo! Ahhhhh! No, those aren’t the sounds of spectators at the 4th of July fireworks…those are the sounds from your BBQ guests when they taste the delicious potato sides you’ll be making! [click to continue…]