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

Cullen skink potato soup recipe

Cullen Skink Potato Soup

This classic soup is perfect for the winter months. It is easy to make and tastes great too! 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Tandoori Style Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

Tandoori Style Chicken and Potato Recipe

Four green lights on the traffic light system, a tasty and healthy alternative to your Saturday night takeaway - just whack it all on one tray and pop it in the oven. Easy!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Feta & spinach potato rosti with roasted tomatoes

Feta & spinach potato rosti with roasted tomatoes

Feta & spinach potato rosti with roasted tomatoes

These tasty feta and spinach potato rosti are perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Chorizo and Potato Homemade Tapas Recipe

Chorizo and Potato Homemade Tapas Recipe

With smoky chorizo and fresh tomatoes, simple ingredients and a really easy method, why not try this dining trend in your own home and tap in to tapas?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 6 mins