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

Oxford potato soup recipe

Oxford Potato Soup Recipe

Recreated to celebrate VE Day last year, this is a popular wartime soup of potatoes, onions, leeks, celery and bacon - healthy and really tasty.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Potato and beef mince hash recipe

Potato and Beef Mince Hash

Simple ingredients, great flavours. Ideal as a brunch option or a dish for a family to share.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Cullen skink potato soup recipe

Cullen Skink Potato Soup

This classic soup is perfect for the winter months. It is easy to make and tastes great too! 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Thai chicken and potato curry recipe

Low fat

High protein

Thai Chicken and Potato Curry

This recipe is a Thai twist on a classic curry, giving a kick with a little bit of spice! Perfect for those looking for a healthy curry.

  • Cook in: 25 mins
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