Smooth Potatoes

They hold their shape when boiled or cooked in a sauce such as dauphinoise or a hot pot. Try them boiled or as wedges. A typical ‘Smooth’ variety would be Desiree.

All 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.

Disree Smooth Potato Variety

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 Smooth Potatoes

Tuscan potatoes and chicken recipe

Tuscan potatoes and chicken recipe

Tuscan Potatoes and Chicken

A combination of Mediterranean flavours make this ideal for sharing around the dining table whether winter or summer. Delish!

  • Prep in: 5-10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Jamaican jerk haddock and prawn potato cakes recipe

Low fat

Low sat fat

High protein

Jamaican Jerk Haddock, Prawn and Potato Cakes Recipe

Giving a Jamaican twist on a classic potato cake recipe helps gives this recipe a bit of a kick for spice lovers!

  • Cook in: 30 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
Danish potato pancake recipe

Danish Potato Pancakes

This Pancake Day why not try a something with a twist, this savoury pancake recipe comes with a household favourite, the potato! With the potato at heart of the dish, it allows the flavours of salmon and asparagus to mingle with the delicious pancake base. Savoury pancakes are just as easy and quick as their sweet counterpart and are perfect for Pancake Day!

 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
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