Common Varieties Chart

Here we've focused on the most readily available potato varieties you are likely to find in your local supermarket. We explain what these varieties look like, taste like and how they perform when cooked, along with some quick and simple potato recipes.

Recipes

Chicken and Tomato Jacket Potato
  • 4 X 225g (8oz) Fluffy potatoes such as Maris Piper or King Edwards
  • 4 x chicken breasts
  • dried oregano, rosemary or basil
  • 8 ripe tomatoes
  • 150g 0% fat Greek Yogurt
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • red pesto (optional)
Prep in: 
5 mins
Variety: 
Fluffy
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
25 mins

Recipes

650g Salad potatoes

250g smoked peppered mackerel fillets

150g cucumber

finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon

3tbsp snipped fresh chives

Prep in: 
5 mins
Variety: 
Salad
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
15 mins

Recipes

Mashed Potato
  • 700g Smooth Potatoes
  • 150ml Semi-skimmed or skimmed milk
Prep in: 
5 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
20 mins

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