Five Fun & Easy Recipes for Hasselback Potatoes

08.27.19 - BY Nona Raybern
hasselback potatoes

Hasselback potatoes are the new hot thing in potatoes. That’s a weird sentence, we know. Haute couture doesn’t normally translate to haute potatoes.

But hasselback potatoes, with their many layers and crispy edges, are becoming centerpiece side dishes for weeknight meals and holidays. Not only do they look gorgeous, they taste absolutely delicious. Especially when you add in whatever kind of toppings your heart desires.

We want to show you five easy recipes for a hasselback potato, ranging from ridiculously easy to slightly more difficult. From novice to experienced home chefs, you’ll find a recipe you love in this mix.

The RSVP Hasselback Potato Guide makes it even easier for you to create these dishes. The pronged guides helps you cut even slices, while the sturdy base keeps your potato in check and provides a ledge so it doesn’t cut all the way through. Check out our video on how to use the guide! Every piece is also dishwasher safe and BPA-free, providing easy clean-up and food safe components.

 

Now get ready for some of our best hasselback potato recipes. We have a type for everyone in the family, from sweet to savory and for picky eaters. Take your boring baked potatoes and turn them into something special with the RSVP Hasselback Potato Guide.

 

Simple Butter & Garlic Hasselback Potatoes

The easiest side dish to make. This is the classic hasselback recipe with loads of butter and even more garlic. If you love (and we mean love) garlic, then this recipe should satiate your cravings. Serve with some roasted veggies and chicken for a fully meal full of nutrients.

 

Simple Butter & Garlic Hasselback Potatoes

Course

Dinner, Side Dish

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6
    Russet potatoes
    hasselbacked
  • 1
    stick
    Cold butter
    sliced into 1/8" pieces
  • Head of garlic
    thinly sliced
  • 2
    tbsp
    Olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper
    to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Hasselback potatoes and place them in 8x8 or 9x13 baking dish.

  3. Alternate slices of butter and thin garlic slices between each potato slice.

  4. Brush or drizzle tops of potatoes with olive oil.

  5. Salt & pepper potatoes.

  6. Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes, basting each potato with butter from the pan every 20 minutes. Broil for 5 minutes for crispy top.

  7. Serve immediately.

 

Bacon & Blue Cheese Hasselback Potatoes

Loaded with bacon and blue cheese, these potatoes are perfect for watching some Sunday football at home. Paired alongside a nice juicy steak, the flavors of blue cheese meld perfectly with the smokiness of bacon. And the potatoes crisp up perfectly thanks to that extra sizzle from the bacon fat.

 

Bacon & Blue Cheese Hasselback Potato

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 6
    Large Russet potatoes
    hasselbacked
  • 10
    oz
    Blue Cheese
  • 1
    package
    Bacon
    cooked medium
  • 1
    stick
    Salted butter
    melted
  • Salt
    to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Cover large baking sheet in foil and lay bacon out. Cook bacon for 10 minutes and lay out on paper towels. Cut into 1 inch x 1 inch pieces

  3. Wash and dry the potatoes, scrubbing off any dirt.

  4. Hasselback the potatoes using the Hasselback potato guide.

  5. Place in baking dish and pour melted butter over potatoes, making sure potato is completely covered.

  6. Bake for one hour.

  7. Remove from oven and alternate between potato layers bacon and blue cheese.

  8. Place back into oven and bake an additional 15-20 minutes.

  9. Top with more blue cheese and chives. Serve hot.

Hasselback potato Tacos

For a little different take on Taco Tuesday, try a Hasselback Potato Taco! Filled with taco-seasoned ground beef and piled up with cheese, this makes the perfect receptacle for all the bests parts of the taco (ie, the sour cream and salsa). Top with some extra cilantro for a well-balanced weeknight meal.

 

Hasselback Potato Tacos

Course

Dinner

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 6
    Large Russet potatoes
    hasselbacked
  • 3
    tbsp
    Olive oil
  • 1
    lb
    Ground Beef
  • Taco Spice packet
  • 12
    oz
    Cheddar cheese
    sliced into 1/8" thick, 1" x 1" pieces
  • Taco toppings of choice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Place hasselbacked potatoes in casserole dish and coat with olive oil, making sure to get between the layers. Bake for one hour.

  3. While potatoes bake, prepare taco meat. In a skillet, brown the ground beef and drain the fat. Add water and taco seasoning and cook to package instructions.

  4. Prepare cheese slices.

  5. Remove potatoes from oven and alternate layers of cheese and ground beef, with additional cheese slices on top. Return to oven and bake an additional 20-25 minutes.

  6. Serve with taco toppings such as:

    Sour cream, guacamole, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, more cheese, cilantro, green onion.

Croque Monsieur Hasselback Potato bake

Looking to get a little fancy? Bring this take on a classic French Croque Monsieur to the table. Similar to a potato au gratin dish, the Croque Monsieur Hasselback Bake is the perfect side dish for the holidays. Creamy, decadent, and slightly smoky in flavor. The golden yukon potato pairs well with the creamy bechamel, so a melt in your mouth experience.

 

Croque Monsieur Hasselback Potato Bake

An American take on a French classic, the croque monsieur potato bake combines ham, gruyere cheese, and a thick bechamel sauce with potatoes to create a special alternative to potatoes au gratin.

Course

Dinner, Side Dish

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 6
    Large Golden Yukon Potatoes
    hasselbacked
  • 1/2
    stick
    Salted butter
    melted
  • 1
    lb
    Ham
    thick sliced
  • 12
    oz
    Gruyere cheese
    thick sliced
  • Bechamel sauce

For the Bechamel

  • 4
    tbsp
    Salted butter
  • 4
    tbsp
    Flour
  • 2
    Cups
    Whole milk
    warmed
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Pinch
    Nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Place hasselbacked potatoes in a medium baking dish and coat in melted butter. Bake for one hour and remove from oven.

  3. Alternate layers of ham and gruyere cheese in your potatoes. Top with bechamel sauce, making sure each potato is fully covered. Place additional cheese slices on top.

  4. Make your bechamel sauce.

  5. Bake an additional 30 minutes until bubbly and golden brown on top. Serve hot.

For the Bechamel

  1. In small sauce pan over medium high heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour and cook about 1 minute. Slowly stream in warm milk while whisking vigorously.

  2. Heat while stirring until sauce comes to a simmer and thickens. The sauce should coat back of spoon. Add salt, pepper, and nutmeg to taste.

 

Hasselback Sweet POtato “pie”

Whether you love sweet potato casserole or you love sweet potatoe pie, this dish combines the best of both worlds.

Sure you can call this dessert, but you can also call it a side dish. We’re not here to judge. And quite frankly, if you don’t cover it in at least 2 handfuls of marshmallows, we will be very disappointed.

Hasselback Sweet Potato "Pie" Bake

Course

Dessert, Side Dish

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 6
    Small sweet potatoes
  • 1
    stick
    Salted butter
  • 1/2
    Cup
    Brown sugar
  • 1
    tbsp
    Cinnamon
  • 1/2
    tsp
    Nutmeg
  • Pinch
    Sea salt
  • Mini-marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Place hasselbacked sweet potatoes in 9-inch pie pan. Coat in butter.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar and spices. Coat each potato in sugar/spice mix.

  4. Bake for 1 hour.

  5. Remove from oven and top with gobs of mini-marshmallows (or a small amount, personal preference).

  6. Bake additional 15 minutes until marshmallows are browned.

  7. Serve hot.

Try these recipes for the most satisfying hasselback potato experience.

If you think potatoes are the only thing you can hasselback, you’re missing out. Turns out, you can hasselback anything you set your mind to.