11 Clever Ways to Use Potatoes for Game Day

Poutine-Style Baked Potatoes © Con Poulos
By F&W Editors Posted January 29, 2016

Some of the greatest game day snacks ever start with the humble potato.

From potato-crust pizza to warm, gooey pimento cheese fries, here are eleven amazing ways to use potatoes for the ultimate Super Bowl spread.

1. Potato Pie with Tomato and Fontina

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It looks, smells, and tastes like pizza, with one delicious difference: The crust is made of mashed potatoes.

2. Poutine-Style Twice-Baked Potatoes

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These decadent baked potatoes are stuffed with sour cream and Parmigiano-Reggiano, then topped with tangy gravy, gooey mozzarella, smoky bacon bits and fried potato skins.

3. Pimento Cheese Fries

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A tequila-spiked pimento cheese topping takes these french fries over-the-top.

4. Potato-and-Mozzarella Croquettes

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Impress Super Bowl guests with these light and cheesy fried potato croquettes.

5. Potato Skins with Broccoli Pesto

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This healthy game day snack features nutrient-packed pesto made from broccoli and fresh herbs.

6. Potato Crisps with Chive-Sour Cream Dip

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Instead of throwing away potato peels, make these terrific, crunchy chips.

7. Crispy, Creamy Potato Puffs

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These amazing snacks are a cross between mashed potatoes and french fries.

8. Potato Chips with Nori Salt

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Homemade nori salt gives these chips lots of umami flavor.

9. Crispy Buffalo Potatoes

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For a fun take on Buffalo chicken wings, F&W's Kay Chun tosses oven fries with a delicious two-ingredient sauce.

10. Thrice-Cooked Fries

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What's the secret to April Bloomfield's amazing fries? Boiling makes the potatoes tender; double-frying makes them insanely crispy.

11. Sweet Potato, Balsamic Onion and Soppressata Pizza

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Prebaked-crust makes quick work of this delicious pizza, topped with mashed sweet potatoes, mozzarella cheese and thin ribbons of soppressata.

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