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25 Best Meat and Potatoes Recipes for Father’s Day

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If the father in your life is a “meat and potatoes” kind of guy, then I have the perfect selection of recipes for you! You’ll find great Father’s Day recipes here with everything from prime rib to crispy roasted potatoes to banana pudding in this collection.

Sunday, June 19, is Father’s Day. The one day of the year that we set aside to honor the men that are so important in our lives. The guys that serve as role models for our children and partners for us. They work so hard and I think one day a year is the least we can do to pamper them just a little bit!

A collage of recipes in the collection.

If you asked BeeBop what makes up his favorite meals, he’d always say “meat and potatoes.” Plus dessert.

So, for his Father’s Day dinner, I’m pulling out all my very best meat and potatoes recipes. Plus dessert :-) I hope you’ll find a few great Father’s Day recipes in this collection to serve your special guy.

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Juicy Meatloaf Burgers

Juicy Meatloaf Burgers
These Meatloaf Burgers take your favorite comfort food,  the classic meatloaf mix, and transform it into tender, juicy burgers served on toasted buns. If you like to save a slice or two of meatloaf for a sandwich the next day, then you’ll really enjoy this recipe. 
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A meatloaf burger on a white serving plate.
A meatloaf burger on a white serving plate.

BeeBop’s Bacon Cheeseburger

BeeBop’s Bacon Cheeseburger
BeeBop’s Bacon Cheeseburger is a unique burger with the bacon cooked right on top of the beef. It’s really delicious and easy to make!
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BeeBop's Bacon Cheeseburger is a unique burger that has the bacon cooked right on top of the burger. It's totally delicious and really easy to make! https://www.lanascooking.com/beebops-bacon-cheeseburger/
Bacon cheeseburger on a bun with fries on a plate.

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Citrus Marinated Ribeye Steak

Citrus Marinated Ribeye Steak
Citrus Marinated Ribeye Steaks take a favorite cut of steak and marinate it in a fantastic combination of olive oil, orange, lemon, rosemary, and garlic.
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Citrus marinated ribeye steaks - marinated in olive oil, orange, lemon, rosemary, and garlic. https://www.lanascooking.com/citrus-marinated-ribeye/
Two ribeye steaks on a platter.

Perfect Prime Rib

Perfect Prime Rib
Prime Rib is always an impressive dish to present to your family. It looks like it takes loads of work but, in truth, it’s one of the simplest recipes you can make. Follow my easy method to make a standing rib roast perfect for any special occasion.
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For Perfect Prime Rib every time, try my easy cooking method. A special occasion meal for everything from Christmas to Valentine's Day. https://www.lanascooking.com/prime-rib/
Perfect prime rib sliced and presented on a cutting board.

Homemade Jumbo Meatballs and Spaghetti

Homemade Jumbo Meatballs and Spaghetti
Treat dad to a delicious and fun dinner with my recipe for Jumbo Meatballs and Spaghetti! He'll love a plate of spaghetti and tomato sauce with one giant meatball perched on top. Grate over some Parmesan cheese and let the feast begin.
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A serving of jumbo meatballs and spaghetti in a white bowl.
A serving of jumbo meatballs and spaghetti in a white bowl.

Steak and Eggs

Steak and Eggs
Serve steak and eggs for a hearty weekend breakfast that’s ready in about 15 minutes with only 5 ingredients! Thinly cut, seasoned steaks are pan seared and served with sunny side up eggs for a delicious, protein-packed start to the day.
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Steak and eggs on a serving plate with grits and toast on the side.
Steak and eggs on a serving plate with grits and toast on the side.
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Custom Watercolor Father’s Day Portrait

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Machaca Burritos

Machaca Burritos
Machaca Burritos are a southwest classic. They’re filled with tender, juicy, marinated, and slow-simmered skirt steak, along with tomatoes, onions, peppers, and chilies.
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Machaca Burritos on a serving plate.
Machaca Burritos on a serving plate.

Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada Tacos
Carne Asada Tacos – Succulent grilled, marinated flank steak, sliced thin and served with taco toppings.
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Carne Asada Tacos - Succulent grilled, marinated flank steak, sliced thin and served with taco toppings. https://www.lanascooking.com/carne-asada-tacos/
Carne Asada Tacos in a basket.

Side Dishes

Bacon Tomato Mashed Potatoes

Bacon Tomato Mashed Potatoes
Are you ready for the best mashed potatoes of your life? That’s just what my Bacon Tomato Mashed Potatoes are! They’re chunky mashed red potatoes with crispy bacon, green onions, and ripe, red tomatoes and they make a perfect side dish for almost any meal.
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Bacon tomato mashed potatoes in a vintage serving bowl on a wooden board.
Bacon tomato mashed potatoes in a vintage serving bowl on a wooden board.

Parmesan Garlic Baked Potato Wedges

Parmesan Garlic Baked Potato Wedges
Crispy, herbed, cheese-coated Parmesan Garlic Baked Potato Wedges are the best of french fries without the mess of deep frying.
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Parmesan Garlic Baked Potato Wedges from @NevrEnoughThyme https://www.lanascooking.com/parmesan-garlic-baked-potato-wedges
Baked potato wedges in a white dish.

Perfect Potatoes au Gratin

Perfect Potatoes au Gratin
Cheesy baked Potatoes au Gratin are always a family dinner favorite. These potatoes baked in a rich sauce with cream, cheese, and a hint of garlic are the perfect side dish for almost any meal.
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Finished potatoes au gratin in a white baking dish.
Finished potatoes au gratin in a white baking dish.

Hash Browns with Gruyere

Hash Browns with Gruyere
Based in classic French cuisine, these Hash Browns with Gruyere are golden brown potatoes topped with sour cream and Gruyere cheese.
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Hash Browns with Gruyere - Golden brown potatoes topped with sour cream and Gruyere cheese. https://www.lanascooking.com/hash-browns-gruyere/
A serving of hash brown potatoes topped with Gruyere cheese on a white plate.

Copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole

Copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole
Got 15 minutes? Because that’s all the prep time you’ll need to get my Copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole recipe ready for the oven! Serve this casserole full of cheesy, carb-filled goodness with breakfast or as the perfect side dish for dinner.
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A serving of copycat cracker barrel hash brown casserole on a plate.
A serving of copycat cracker barrel hash brown casserole on a plate.

Traditional Irish Champ

Traditional Irish Champ
Champ is a traditional Irish dish made with mashed potatoes, scallions, and rich creamy butter. Even though we mostly serve it for St. Patrick's Day, it’s the perfect comfort food for any day of the year.
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Traditional Irish Champ - creamy mashed potatoes with scallions and loads of butter. https://www.lanascooking.com/champ-a-st-patricks-day-tribute-to-my-irish-ancestors
Traditional Irish Champ in a serving bowl with a well of melted butter in the center.
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Crispy Roasted Potatoes

Crispy Roasted Potatoes
My Crispy Roasted Potatoes are layers of thinly sliced russet potatoes scattered with shallots, slathered with butter and oil, and cooked until golden brown and delicious!
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Crispy roasted potatoes in a black cast iron skillet set on a kitchen towel with a serving fork alongside.
Crispy roasted potatoes in a black cast iron skillet set on a kitchen towel with a serving fork alongside.

Home Fries

Home Fries
Home Fries may be the ultimate comfort food. Not quite French fries, not quite hash browns, they’re perfectly crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and seasoned with thyme and paprika. Serve them for breakfast with eggs and bacon, for lunch with a warm ham and cheese sandwich, or for dinner with a juicy burger.
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Home fries on a white plate with a kitchen towel and spoon in the background.

Desserts

Real Deal Banana Pudding

The Real Deal Banana Pudding
The original and best Banana Pudding recipe. Layers of luscious vanilla custard, crunchy vanilla wafers, and sliced bananas topped with a golden meringue.
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The original and best Banana Pudding recipe. Layers of luscious vanilla custard, crunchy vanilla wafers, and sliced bananas topped with a golden meringue. https://www.lanascooking.com/the-real-deal-banana-pudding/
Banana pudding in a glass bowl on a kitchen towel with spoons in the foreground.

Banana Bread Cobbler

Banana Bread Cobbler
Leftover banana nut bread is used to for this delicious and easy to make Banana Bread Cobbler.
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Southern comfort food at its very best in this delicious and easy to make Banana Bread Cobbler. https://www.lanascooking.com/banana-bread-cobbler
A serving of banana bread cobbler with ice cream.

Slow Cooker Bread Pudding

Slow Cooker Bread Pudding
This Slow Cooker Bread Pudding will satisfy your craving for comfort food like nothing else! Make it with leftover French bread, milk, butter, cinnamon and plump, juicy raisins for a rich, delicious treat.
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A serving of bread pudding in a white bowl.
A serving of bread pudding in a white bowl.
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No-Bake Banana Fudge Pie

No-Bake Banana Fudge Pie
This delightful No-Bake Banana Fudge Pie will be the standout dessert at your next get-together! With just 20 minutes of prep time, this no-bake dessert takes banana cream pie to another level with a rich, chocolate layer and a pudding filling on top of a graham cracker crust.
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A slice of banana fudge pie on a white plate.
A slice of banana fudge pie on a white plate.

Old Fashioned Southern Caramel Layer Cake

Old Fashioned Southern Caramel Layer Cake
This Old Fashioned Southern Caramel Layer Cake with its moist yellow cake layers topped with an easy homemade caramel frosting is a long-time favorite of everyone in our family. It’s sure to be a hit with your family, too!
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Southern caramel layer cake on a white cake stand.
Southern caramel layer cake on a white cake stand.

Easy Southern Blackberry Cobbler

Easy Southern Blackberry Cobbler
My Southern Blackberry Cobbler recipe is the best of the best of southern summer desserts. You’ll love its warm, buttery dough and tart-sweet blackberries. Serve it with a drizzle of heavy cream, a scoop of vanilla ice cream, or vanilla yogurt for a family-pleasing treat!
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A spoonful of blackberry cobbler with vanilla ice cream.
A spoonful of blackberry cobbler with vanilla ice cream.

Easy Peach Turnovers

Easy Peach Turnovers
Skip the doughnut shop and make your own flaky, sweet turnovers at home. These Easy Peach Turnovers use frozen puff pastry and peach preserves to create delicious pastries in under 30 minutes!
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Peach turnovers on a white serving plate.
Peach turnovers on a white serving plate.

Vintage Mississippi Mud Cake

Vintage Mississippi Mud Cake
This vintage recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake has a brownie cake base topped with melted marshmallows and drizzled with chocolate frosting.
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A vintage recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake - a brownie cake base topped with melted marshmallows and drizzled with chocolate frosting. https://www.lanascooking.com/mississippi-mud-cake/
A vintage recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake - a brownie cake base topped with melted marshmallows and drizzled with chocolate frosting. https://www.lanascooking.com/mississippi-mud-cake/

No Cook Banana Split Icebox Cake

No Cook Banana Split Icebox Cake
This Banana Split Icebox Cake is a summer favorite. Layers of your favorite banana split flavors in an easy, no-bake dessert make it perfect for cookouts and celebrations. 
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Banana Split Icebox Cake - an old fashioned dessert with layers of whipped cream, banana, strawberries, and pineapple. https://www.lanascooking.com/banana-split-icebox-cake
Banana split icebox cake on a serving plate.

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4 Comments

  1. Whoa… what a roundup! I honestly think my crew could eat their way through every single dish and ALL at the same meal – with the oldest home I cannot believe how much more food I am going through – yikes!!! Maybe I need to send them to your house – no?

  2. While all of the above look wonderful, I just made your Never Fail Pound Cake. Can’t wait until it cools enough to cut.
    Happy Father’s Day to my buddy BeeBop.

    Miss P