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Potato Nutrition, Types & Facts

Enjoy Potatoes – Mother Nature’s Best-Kept Secret!

Potato Nutrition

Did you know, potatoes are more energy-packed than any other popular vegetable and have even more potassium than a banana? With just 110 calories, one medium, skin-on potato provides 30% of your daily value of vitamin C, along with the carbohydrate, potassium and energy you need to perform at your best!

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Potato Tips & Tricks

What is the best way to store potatoes?

Potatoes should be stored in a cool, well-ventilated place and kept out of the light. Perforated plastic bags and paper bags offer the best environment for extending shelf-life.

Potato Storage Guide

Memorial Day Recipes

These mini grilled hasselback potatoes are not only fun to look at, but also extremely delicious and easy to make. Buttery grilled potatoes, melty cheese, and as many toppings as you can think of – they are sure to be a welcome addition to your next game day party or summer picnic.

 

Memorial Day Recipes Your Family Will Love

Types of Potatoes

Want to know what potatoes are best for baking, mashing or roasting? There are seven potato type categories to choose from: russet, red, white, yellow, blue/purple, fingerling and petite, each with their own characteristics and cooking recommendations.

Discover Your Favorite Potato Type!

How to Cook Potatoes

There are a number of different ways to prepare potatoes, among them baked, mashed, roasted, au gratin and scalloped

Master Cooking Potatoes

Fueling Performance

The difference between you and your best comes down to how you fuel. Potatoes provide the complex carbohydrates, potassium, fiber and vitamin C you need to perform better than ever before.

Fuel Your Performance with Potatoes

Fueling Performance

Fueling for Performance

5 Steps to Fueling a Playoff Team Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, nutrition consultant for a professional football team heading to the playoffs, shares what she keeps top-of-mind when fueling her athletes: Football players are always in a state of prepare: for the next workout, practice or game – or repair: from the physical activity they just completed. Sports nutrition is part of the internal…

Meal Prep with Potatoes

Weekly Potato Recipe

Get one delicious, healthy potato recipe delivered to you each week. You’ll always have new, tasty ideas to surprise and delight your family and friends—even on a busy weeknight.

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Potato Fun Facts

How old is the potato?

The Inca Indians in Peru were the first to cultivate potatoes around 8,000 B.C. to 5,000 B.C. In 1536 Spanish Conquistadors conquered Peru, discovered the flavors of the potato, and carried them to Europe.

Brush Up on Your Potato Knowledge

Potato FAQs

Are potatoes fattening?

No. A 5.3-ounce potato has only 110 calories and no fat. Experts agree weight gain occurs when an individual consumes more calories than he or she expends.

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Potato Tips & Tricks

The Perfect Mashed Potato

It’s the great potato debate! How to make perfect mashed potatoes? With skins or without? Russets, yellows, reds, or whites? Whatever your preference, we have your basic recipe for boiling and mashing to get the perfect consistency.

Secret to Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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