Potato, Spinach, and Tomato Gratin

by Lana Stuart on October 14, 2014 · 26 comments

Potato, Spinach, and Tomato Gratin

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Simply Potatoes. All opinions are 100% mine.

If you’re like me, sometimes the hardest part of meal planning is coming up with interesting side dishes. I can get the entree – no problem! – but the sides sometimes stump me. Especially if you’re serving little ones whose faces don’t always brighten at the prospect of “eating their vegetables.” Even with the pickiest eaters, the one side you can almost always depend on is potatoes isn’t it? Really, how many people do you know who don’t like potatoes? I can’t think of one.

I was very pleased to be offered an opportunity recently to come up with a recipe using Simply Potatoes made by the Crystal Farms Company. Simply Potatoes are one of my go-to grocery items and I’ve been using them for quite a long time. They’re fresh potato products, never frozen, that you’ll find in your grocery store’s dairy section. And the very best thing? The prep is already done for you! No peeling, slicing, or shredding required. That can be a real plus for a busy household!

I use Simply Potatoes for lots of recipes from breakfast to brunch to dinner. Some of our Simply Potatoes Favorites are the hash browns which make frequent appearances on our weekend breakfast table and the mashed sweet potatoes that I often serve with pork chops or roasted chicken. For lots more ideas, be sure to check out Simply Potatoes on Pinterest.

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