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!
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.
Prepping meals with potatoes can boost your performance and elevate your nutrition. The versatility of this starchy vegetable and the fast energy it provides makes it an easy go-to choice for high-performance athletes everywhere. Allen Tran, Sports Dietitian and Chef for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team is a master at maximizing bang for your buck in both value and nutrient density, and he’s got…
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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.
With the weather warming up, we're dusting off the BBQ, pulling out the lawn chairs and getting ready for a summer of grilling! Below are four easy recipes - with 10 ingredients or less (including potatoes!). They're simple to prepare, easy to cook and require almost no clean-up. Enjoy the sun! Grilled Potato Kabobs with Lemon Herb Drizzle - Make a meal that sizzles. Festive Papas Tapas - Pile these…
Potatoes are a staple in nearly every cultural cuisine, so they’re uniquely suited to deliver today’s most craved global flavors. Whether you’re looking for a comforting classic or a new contemporary cuisine, with potatoes, the possibilities are endless. Available in many varieties and formats, including fresh, frozen and dehydrated, potatoes are always ready to elevate any dish with amazing taste and texture. Ensalada Andaluz (Potato-Orange-Spinach Salad) - Inspired by the…
These vibrant 30 minute recipes will impress your guests with their colors and flavors! Purple Potato Salad with Beets and Arugula - Using purple potatoes this recipe is sure to add a nice pop of color to any meal. Easy Southwest Potato Salad - In just thirty minutes, have a delicious packed lunch, vegetarian taco filling, or salad topping of potato salad packed with vegetables and flavorful spices. Potato Salad with…
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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.
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