Healthy Potato Snack Recipes

Did you just start your fitness journey but a mischievous bag of potato chips wrecked all your plans? Well, my friend, time to get rid of all those unhealthy snacks because, in this article, we will tell you five mouth-watering healthy potato snack recipes that will rock your world! So, without further ado, let’s get started.

1. Crispy Baked Potato Goodness

Who doesn’t love baked potatoes? Also, the crispier they are, the better they taste. We recommend investing in an air fryer since it makes cooking not just potatoes but other healthy snack recipes so much easier.

You have to toss them in an air fryer, drizzle some olive oil or any other oil of your preference on top, along with a bit of seasoning and wait for it to work its magic. Now, let’s move on to the recipe.

Healthy Potato Snack Recipes


One lb. baby potatoes halved

1 tsp. garlic powder

Seasoning of your choice (Italian, Cajun, etc.) 1 tsp.

Kosher salt

Black pepper

Lemon wedge

Freshly chopped parsley

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil


  • Add some potatoes, extra virgin olive oil, seasoning of your choice, and salt and pepper to a bowl.
  • Mix well and chuck the mixture into an air fryer—Cook at 400° for around 10 minutes. Remember to stir the potatoes and shake the basket to ensure all sides are cooked well. Cook till the potatoes turn golden brown for 8 to 10 minutes or more.
  • Finish it off with some lemon juice and parsley garnish.

2. Garlic Potato Heaven

Out of all the healthy potato snack recipes, this one is a must-try for garlic lovers. To ensure this recipe turns out the best, you will have to take care of the following things:

  • Use smaller potatoes. (If you only have large potatoes, cut them up into smaller pieces)
  • Get potatoes that are less starchy and waxier.

Take care of these two things, and we guarantee that this recipe will be your new addiction.


Potatoes (preferably baby Yukon potatoes)

Kosher salt

Two minced garlic cloves

1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves

Freshly ground black pepper

1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan

4 tbsp. melted butter

Kosher salt


  • (Preheat oven to 425°) Add water into a large pot and submerge potatoes and a pinch of salt. Boil the potatoes and simmer for about 15 minutes, until tender.
  • Toss potatoes mixed with garlic, thyme, and melted butter into a baking sheet. Smash potatoes with a masheruntil they turn into flat patties.
  • Add salt and pepper seasoning along with parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes until the parmesan is golden and the bottom of the potatoes turn crispy.

3. Tasty Grilled Potatoes

Whether you celebrate a birthday on your lawn or enjoy a summery day with your family, this grilled potatoes recipe fits every occasion. Eat them as it is, or pair them with your favorite homemade burgers.


Cut four large potatoes into wedges (preferably russet or Idaho potatoes)

1 tsp. kosher salt

2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil

1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley or herbs of your choice


  • Boil some water along with salt. Add potatoes and let it simmer for five to seven minutes. Drain and cook slightly more.
  • Set your grill to medium-high and oil the grates. Mix salt, pepper, and garlic powder and mix in olive oil. Add potatoes and mix well. Separate potatoes from the oil and set the oil aside.
  • Grill potatoes and flip each side after 5 minutes to ensure all sides turn golden brown.
  • Mix herbs in the oil mixture that you set aside.
  • Add potatoes to the mixture and toss to quote each potato evenly.

4. Healthy Sweet Potato Chips

Are you craving some potato chips? We got you covered with this healthy sweet potato chips recipe.

Pro tip: To get extra crispy chips, slice the potatoes as thinly as possible.


Two thinly sliced sweet potatoes

1 tbsp. chilli powder

2 tsp. smoked paprika

1 tbsp. cornstarch

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. mustard powder

2 tsp. kosher salt

1 tbsp. vegetable oil

1/2 tsp. Black pepper

2/3 c. sour cream

Two finely sliced green onions


  • (Preheat oven to 350°) Place two wire racks over two baking sheets.
  • Mix spices and cornstarch in a large bowl. Add sweet potatoes to the spice mixture and toss to coat each potato well.
  • In a single layer, place the sweet potatoes on wire racks. Bake for around 25 to 35 minutes until the potatoes turn crispy and dry. (Don’t overcook as they will get crisper as they cool)
  • Prepare dip while the chips cool down: Mix green onion into sour cream and serve with the chips.

5. Finger-Licking Bite-Sized Potato Skins

These bite-sized potato skins are the best kind of comfort food on days when you feel like curling up on your couch and snacking on potatoes while watching your go-to Netflix show.


Three potatoes (preferably russet potatoes)

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp. garlic powder

Pinch of cayenne pepper

1 1/2 c. shredded cheddar

Six slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled

Sour cream, for serving

Three green thinly sliced onions


  • (Preheat oven to 400°) Slice potatoes into bite-size pieces.
  • Toss and mix the sliced potatoes into a bowl and olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, cayenne, etc. Bake for around 30 to 40 minutes until they turn golden brown.
  • Don’t forget to flip the potatoes halfway through to cook each side evenly.
  • Top all potato bites with cheese, bacon, and cheese. Bake for two more minutes.
  • Add sour cream to each potato bite and green onions or any other garnish.

Our Final Thoughts

So, what are you waiting for? Try out all the healthy potato snack recipes mentioned above and fulfill your cravings while staying healthy!