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.

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

Smoked Haddock with Chive Mayonnaise Mash Recipe

Smoked Haddock with Potato & Chive Mash Recipe

Quick, simple and comforting, this recipe is so easy to make and curl up on the sofa with a good film.  If you have a particular favourite, switch the chives out for your preferred herb or spice.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Cajun spiced chicken and potato one pot

Cajun spiced chicken & potato one pot

Cajun spiced Chicken and Potato One Pot

Fantastically simple yet packed full of flavour, this dish is perfect to share with friends. Serve with yoghurt and top with pomegranate seeds to compliment that Cajun kick!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Potato and chorizo bake recipe

Potato and Chorizo Bake

Vibrant colours and flavours will impress with this simple recipe. Prep time taking just 5 minutes this is perfect for a quick meal in the evening.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Mediterranean potato and vegetable bake recipe

Mediterranean Potato and Vegetable Bake recipe

Taking just 5 minutes to cook and 25 minutes to bake this a great meal for an easy dinner recipe. Contains potatoes and all kinds of vegetables it's healthy too!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins