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

Potato Kebabs

500g Small new potatoes, cooked

8 Large raw prawns

4  Boneless and skinless chicken thighs, cut in half

2tbsp Sweet chilli sauce

1 Mango, peeled, cut into 4 large chunks, and the remaining fruit cut into small pieces for salsa

1 Lime, juice and rind

2tbsp Fresh mint, chopped

Prep in: 
10 minutes
Variety: 
Salad
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
10 minutes

Recipes

Potato Wedges

4 medium Smooth potatoes such as Desiree

3 tbsp olive oil

4 chicken breasts cut into chunky strips

2 peppers deseeded and cut into chunky strips

1 onion peeled and thickly sliced

2 tbsp fajita seasoning

8 large lettuce leaves

Guacamole or tomato salsa to serve

Prep in: 
5 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
25 mins

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