Desiree

Type:
Smooth
Colour:
Red
Flesh Colour:
Creamy White
Size:
Large

Try As

Mashed poatatoes

Boiled potatoes

Wedges

A bit about Desiree

Desiree potatoes have a firm, creamy tasting flesh making them ideal for smooth mash or being cooked in a sauce, such as our favourite Potato Dauphinoise/Dauphinoise Potatoes. Desiree are available across the major retailers and are easily recognisable by their lovely red skin and light yellow flesh. Desiree are normally larger, longer and oval shape.

Recipes using Desiree

Potato, red onion & chicken gallete pie recipe

Potato, Red Onion & Chicken Gallete Pie Recipe

An inventive and interesting table centrepiece, ideal for dinner parties. Crunchy golden filo pastry combined with crème fraîche and chicken makes an interesting combination.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Jerk potato and black bean curry recipe

High fibre

Low sat fat

Jerk Potato and Black bean curry

A warming one-pan dish, our jerk potato and black bean curry is quick and simple but brimming with vibrant  Caribbean flavours - get cooking our recipe now!

  • Cook in: 30 mins
Thatched cottage pie recipe

Good old Thatched cottage pie (made from leftovers!)

This traditional twist on a family favourite is a great way to use up leftovers for a midweek meal.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
30 minute cottage pie recipe

Cottage Pie in 30 Minutes Recipe

Think cottage pie takes too long to cook?  Think again with our 30 minute version that tastes just as good as you remember.

  • Cook in: 5 mins

Other Smooth Potatoes

Lady Balfour Smooth Potato Variety

Lady Balfour

This variety was named after Lady Eve Balfour – a pioneer of the UK organic movement. It has a uniform oval shape, creamy skin and pale tasty flesh. It performs well as mash, boiled or wedges.

Vivaldi Smooth Potato Variety

Vivaldi

Vivaldi is a pale yellow potato with a velvety texture, this makes it great for mashing and is particularly good as a boiled potato, holding its shape. It has a mild sweet flavour and complements Mediterranean recipes and fish or chicken recipes.

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