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

Potato, red onion & chicken gallete pie recipe

Potato, Red Onion & Chicken Gallete Pie Recipe

An inventive and interesting table centrepiece, ideal for dinner parties. Crunchy golden filo pastry combined with crème fraîche and chicken makes an interesting combination.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 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
Bombay potatoes recipe made easy

Bombay Potato Recipe Ideas

Looking to add a little kick to your potatoes? Try this Bombay potato recipe! Takes just 5 minutes to prep.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Aussie style potato scones with avocado recipe

Aussie Style Potato Scones with Avocado

Tasty at any time of the day, these scones are a simple way of using up any leftover mash to create a lush brunch dish.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 12 mins
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