Taste great simply prepared in their skins. ‘Salad’ potatoes are firm to the bite and are great for a quick, easy and healthier dish. Taste delicious boiled, steamed or roasted whole in their skins. A typical salad variety would be Charlotte or Maris Peer.
Baby Gem potatoes are a salad variety, with a firm flesh and deep red skin. They are ideal boiled whole and then sliced as part of a salad, as they hold their shape when cooked.
Charlotte potatoes are classic salad potatoes and widely available across all major retailers. With a creamy skin and light yellow flesh, they are relatively small potatoes. Charlotte potatoes have a fresh flavoured which tastes great either hot or cold. They are ideal boiled as part of a salad as they hold their shape well and can even be roasted whole.
The Anya is a fingerling potato. It has a firm texture and knobbly appearance with a slight nutty flavour. It can be enjoyed boiled, roasted or steamed, either hot or cold in salads but also tastes delicious roasted. It mixes well into vegetarian dishes and with green leafy veg.
Maris Peer are small salad potatoes with a light fresh flavour. Maris Peer potatoes have a light yellow skin and flesh. They are great boiled, steamed or roasted whole and can be eaten hot or cold as part of a salad.
Jazzy is a small, set-skinned variety which lends itself perfectly to salads, boiled, roasted whole or even crushed.
A heritage variety, Pink Fir Apple fingerling potatoes are long, narrow and famously knobbly. The skin is part pink and part white with a firm flesh. They have a wonderful nutty, earthy flavour and are great boiled, steamed or in salads.
The Salad Blue heritage variety is oval in shape, with the skin and flesh both a strong deep blue colour. They have a fluffy textured flesh with a delicate flavour and are believed to be a result of Victorian amateur potato breeding. They are best cooked with the skin on to retain their colour. They make great novelty chips, crisps and colourful salads.
800g salad potatoes, thickly sliced
2 tbsp oil
400g chicken breast, thinly sliced
1 red pepper, sliced
1½ tbsp Chinese 5 spice seasoning
½ x head of Chinese Leaf, shredded
1 tbsp white wine vinegar (optional)
A simple yet flavoursome warm Potato and Chicken Salad, complete with 5 Spice seasoning.
Spring Lamb and Potato Traybake
Try this tasty lamb and potato traybake to mix up your week. Quick, easy and totally delicious!
Make use of the new season crop to create this deliciously fresh and light dish.
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