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

Cheese and vegetable potato bake recipe

Vegetable Bake Recipe with Potato & Vegetable

Try this potato bake for a delicious and nutritious evening meal. Taking just 15 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to bake this is great for those short on time.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's potato peel soup recipe

Potato Peel Soup Recipe by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

"There’s nothing humble about this soup’s rich, creamy flavour – it tastes, remarkably, like mushrooms. And if it seems just a little too pared-back, it’s very easy to jazz it up with some nice finishing touches. Make sure the potatoes are well scrubbed before you peel them so the peels are very clean.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Potato and mushroom omelette recipe

Low in sat fat

High protein

Potato and mushroom omelette

Putting potatoes in a omelette helps to make it more filling. This is a great twist on a classic omelette recipe and is tasty too.

  • Cook in: 20 mins
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
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