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

Hot wok potato and beef stir-fry recipe

Hot Wok Potato and Beef Stir-fry

Recreate your Saturday night takeaway with this healthier version - it tastes as great as it looks!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Tandoori Style Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

Tandoori Style Chicken and Potato Recipe

Four green lights on the traffic light system, a tasty and healthy alternative to your Saturday night takeaway - just whack it all on one tray and pop it in the oven. Easy!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Lamb, Potato and Orange Stew Recipe

Lamb, Potato and Orange Stew Recipe

Lamb and orange isn't necessarily the first combination that 'springs' to mind, but trust us - this one works!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
La Pomme de Terre en Vichyssoise et son croustillant de Poireaux recipe

Potato Vichyssoise with Crispy Leek Recipe

Recipe courtesy of Olivier Limousin, l’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, created as part of an eight course potato tasting menu specially for Potato Week 2012.

  • Prep in: 12 mins
  • Cook in: 18 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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