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

Leftover lamb hotpot recipe

Leftover Lamb Hot Pot

An easy way to use up any leftovers from your Sunday roast - all you need to do is add some extra veg and a bit of stock.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
30 minute cottage pie recipe

Cottage Pie in 30 Minutes Recipe

Think cottage pie takes too long to cook?  Think again with our 30 minute version that tastes just as good as you remember.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
The ultimate New York hash brown recipe

The ultimate New York hash brown

A perfect centrepiece to a lunch occasion - served with so many different combinations to suit the time and the weather.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Steak and Boulangère potatoes Recipe

Steak and Boulangère Potatoes Recipe

Boulangère potatoes are delicious with steak. Thinly sliced smooth potatoes, such as Desiree are slowly baked until they are golden on top and soft below

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 65 mins
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