Quick recipes with potatoes: the tastiest ideas – Italian Cuisine

Quick recipes with potatoes: the tastiest ideas

Quick recipes with potatoes are among the most requested by our readers. Here are three to prepare at home, for simple but delicious dishes!

The quick recipes are among the most appreciated by our readers because not all, unfortunately, have a long time to devote to cooking and can't spend hours struggling with elaborate dishes.

Today we talk about the quick recipes with potatoes, one of the most versatile and rich in taste vegetables, also perfect for one balanced diet and basic ingredient for first courses, main courses and side dishes.

Here are three quick recipes with potatoes, you can make at home in no time:

Potato pie in a pan


800 g of potatoes (preferably red)
100 g of cooked ham
1 mozzarella
extra virgin olive oil to taste
Salt and Pepper To Taste


Between quick recipes with potatoes that of the pan cake is perfect for both lunch and dinner and represents a tasty and balanced second course from an energetic point of view. To prepare it, start by washing and peeling the potatoes, then cooking them in plenty of water for about 25 minutes. Crush them with one fork as soon as they become soft enough (or with the help of a potato masher) e season them with salt and pepper,

Pour a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil in a non-stick pan and put half of the mixture on the bottom, pressing well. Form a layer with the baked ham (you can alternatively use any cured meat of your liking) and one another layer with the mozzarella cheese cut into slices and well drained. Then finish the preparation by covering the layers with the rest of the potatoes.

Cook the potato pie in a pan over low heat for about 15 minutes on one side, turn it with the help of a lid or a dish and cook it on the other side for about 10 minutes. Take it off carefully from the pan and bring it to the table!

Kipfel (Chifeletti) of potatoes


500 g of potatoes
30 gr of butter
150 g of flour 00
1 egg
Lemon peel
yeast for savory pies
Salt and Pepper To Taste
seed oil for frying to taste
rice flour to taste


THE potato kipfel they are delicious horseshoe-shaped croquettes typical of the area of Trieste. You can eat them salty (as in the version we propose today) for one starter or a side dish or sweets, for a at the end of the meal particular. For the sweet version just add some caster sugar to sprinkle the kipfel. Between quick recipes with potatoes they are among the most versatile and tasty.

Start the preparation by washing and peeling the potatoes, then cutting them into pieces by one fast boiling in water. Once cooked, mash them and let them cool a bit'. Add the melted butter, a pinch of salt and pepper, the peel of a lemon grated and the egg and mix the mixture well. Then add the yeast for savory pies (1 teaspoon is enough) and the flour, a little at a time, working the dough kipfel With the hands. Sprinkle with the rice flour and form pieces of mixture in the shape of strips, then giving it the typical shape horseshoe.

Warm up the oil for frying in a non-stick pan and fry i kipfel little by little, removing them from the heat when they are golden. Let them dry up blotting paper and add a pinch of salt for the salty version and sugar for the sweet one.

Poached potatoes


300 g of boiled potatoes
150 g of smoked provolone
extra virgin olive oil to taste
oregano to taste
Salt and Pepper To Taste


The poached potatoes they are a side dish, simple and quick to prepare. They perfectly accompany a dish based on cured meat or a according to of meat or fish.

To start, boil the potatoes with all the peel in plenty of boiling salted water. I just am cooked and soft, peel them, cut them into slices not too thin and put them in a container with Origan, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper, leaving them flavor for about 15 minutes.

Then put the potatoes side by side in one baking tray with parchment paper and a drizzle of oil and cover with smoked provola cut into slices. Cook the poached potatoes a 180 ° C for about 15 minutes in the preheated oven and melt the provolone completely. Then remove them from the oven and bring them in table.

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