Learn how to make golden potatoes from canned potatoes. You can achieve caramelized potatoes from canned potatoes, it’s so easy to do!
Have you ever wondered if you could make golden brown and caramelized potatoes from canned potatoes? Guess what you can make delicious perfectly golden potatoes from canned potatoes. Canned potatoes are inexpensive, peeled, and ready to go. Granted fresh vegetables are often better than canned, but you can turn canned vegetables into a tasty side dish. Canned vegetables are picked at the right time and processed immediately, so they are good to enjoy. In days past our parents, and grandparents ate more canned foods than we do, but you can still enjoy these classic dishes now.
Are Canned Potatoes Cooked?
Canned potatoes are par-cooked, it means they are partially cooked. You will still need to cook the canned potatoes before you serve them. They are partially cooked for the canning process.
How to use canned potatoes
When you open a can of potatoes drain out the water. Rinse the potatoes well. You want to rinse off the liquid they were in. This will keep the liquid that they were stored in from influencing your recipe.
These golden potatoes take about 25 minutes to cook and for them to turn a lovely color. You could modify this recipe by the herb mixture you add to this recipe. I personally like this with Penzey’s Fox Point seasoning, but I bet they would be great with a dry Ranch salad dressing mix as well.
More Canned Potato Recipes to Enjoy
These golden potatoes are canned potatoes roasted with fresh butter and lots of Parmesan cheese.
- 30 ounces potatoes 2 15 ounce cans
- 1/4 cup butter melted
- 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese grated
- 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drain 2 cans of potatoes and place into an 8x8 baking dish. Melt butter, and drizzle melted butter over the potatoes. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over potatoes. Sprinkle seasoned salt on potatoes. Bake for approximately 25 minutes or until the cheese begins to brown on the potatoes.