Colorful and Flavorful Potato Recipes for Valentine’s Day

It’s no coincidence Valentine’s Day falls in February, also Potato Lovers Month — a fun, delicious and playful potato dish is a perfect way to say “I Love You.” If you’re looking for a recipe that will surprise your Valentine, look no further! Here are three recipes full of color and flavor bound to put a smile on your sweetheart’s face this Valentine’s Day.


Fiesta Potato Smashers

Add a bit of spice to your dinner with these smashers that mix potatoes with sweet peppers, cilantro, sour cream or greek yogurt, and a hint of chili powder. You can use any potatoes you like, and you can get creative with yellow and red potatoes, or Express Bake russets, sweets or fingerling Jubileez. They’re easy to make (smash the potatoes together for added fun!), low on calories (only 50), and big on flavor.


Grilled Pesto Potato Salad

This delicious twist on potato salad saves you time by cooking potatoes in the microwave and is a flavor experience your tastebuds won’t forget. The balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, pepper, basil, parmesan cheese and pine nuts on red potatoes are a perfect mix that will keep you coming back for more after the first bite. Great for Spring or Summer, you can make it for Valentine’s Day and again when the weather gets warmer.


Potatoes Florentine

With leeks, spinach, roasted bell peppers, fresh basil, parmesan cheese and a hint of butter and milk, these potatoes florentine are a feast for the eyes, as well as your tastebuds.