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

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
Chinese chicken and potato tray bake recipe

Chinese Chicken and Potato Tray Bake

A simple, one tray taste of the orient, with baby vegetables.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Poached Cod with Mustard Mash

Mustard Mash with Poached Cod Recipe

Sublime smooth mashed potatoes churned with mustard is a delightful side to cod. Discover how to create the ultimate mustard mash in this easy, yet impressive recipe. 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Indian inspired potato and chickpea masala recipe

High fibre

Potato & Chickpea Masala Curry Indian Inspired

The masala is a curry-lovers favourite! Swap the meat for this vegetarian delight, made with gorgeous potatoes and flavoursome chickpeas - delicious!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins