5 Ultimate Grilling Potatoes Recipes to Elevate your Memorial Day

Grilling potato recipes

By Christine Lindner, Alsum Farms & Produce Marketing Manager

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer! This means it’s officially grilling season! And as we welcome in Memorial Day, many of us are eager to kick off the summer season with a festive grill-out. This holiday is not only a time to honor and remember those who have served but also an opportunity to gather with family and friends for good food and great company.

Alsum Farms & Produce makes grilling potatoes easy and convenient with the Alsum value-added Ready to Bake or Grill Russet Bakers. Alsum value-added Ready to Bake or Grill Russet Bakers are triple washed and individually wrapped in foil meaning they are ready to toss on the grill with little preparation. Like any other potato, these are gluten free, fat free, rich in vitamin c, and are a good source of potassium. Find these Alsum Ready to Grill Russets at your local grocery store, available year-round!

This year, make fresh potatoes the star of your Memorial Day cookout with these 5 delicious and creative grilling potatoes recipes.

1. Orange Chicken Pineapple Potato Kebobs

Marinate these kebabs the night before you want to serve them to infuse them with the fragrant flavors of fresh herbs and spices! These chicken, pineapple, creamer potato, and bell pepper kebabs will be a hit!

Orange Chicken Pineapple Potato Kebabs

2. Grilled Potato Kabobs with Lemon Herb Drizzle

No matter the spice, potatoes are the ideal canvas for a variety of flavor combinations and sizzling side dishes. Include russet potatoes as one of the stars of your entrée by skewering them with your favorite protein, lean beef, pork or chicken.

Grilled Potato Kabobs with Lemon Herb Drizzle

3. Grilled Potato Bake

Dice red, yellow, white or russet potatoes with your favorite vegetables for a flavorful side dish on the grill perfect for your Memorial Day grill out!

Grilled Potato Bake

4. Cookout Potatoes

No reason not to cook the entire meal on the grill this Memorial Day! Serve this delicious grill-top “au gratin” with your favorite protein. The gold potatoes, bacon and bell pepper add great color and texture, but the minimal prep and clean up might be the best part.

Cookout Potatoes

5. Grilled Potato and Arugula Salad

With crisp potatoes, lemony Dijon dressing, pickled red onions and peppery arugula, this light and bright summer salad packs deliciously tangy flavor.

Grilled Potato and Arugula Salad

This Memorial Day, take your grill-out to the next level by incorporating these fresh grilling potatoes recipes into your menu. Whether you opt for grilled potato kebobs, grilled potato bake, cookout potatoes or a grilled potato and arugula salad, these dishes are sure to impress your guests and add a delicious twist to your celebration.

Additionally, click here for 10 Simple Ideas to Elevate your Backyard BBQ.

Enjoy the outdoor weather, honor the occasion, and indulge in the flavors of summer with these delightful potato dishes.

Happy Memorial Day!