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

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
Potato chow mein recipe

Potato Chow Mein Chinese Recipe

Why not make your own Saturday night takeaway, with this potato version of a Chinese classic, packed with nutrients?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 12 mins
Spiralised Potato Salad

Spiralised Potato Salad Recipe

Spiralising a potato makes it quicker to cook, and adds a fun twist to your dish.  This light salad looks and tastes great!

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