Potato Types

Petite Potatoes

Petite Potatoes also known as Creamers

Petite Potato Information

Appearance: these small, bite-sized potatoes are actually a grade standard based upon size (“C-size” and smaller, oftentimes referred to as pearls or marble-size)
Texture: they are the same skin and flesh color as their larger-sized cousins, as well as the shape, texture and sugar content
Flavor: similar but with a more concentrated flavor to their larger-sized cousins.
Preferred uses: salads, roasting, frying

Cooking with Petite Potatoes

Petite potatoes make a great substitute for pasta, adding nutritional value as well. Roast a combination of colors for an eye-catching side dish. Their concentrated flavors and quicker cooking time makes petites a good choice for potato salads. Simply toss petites in olive oil, rosemary and salt and pepper to make colorful, delicious and fun roasted potatoes. They save you prep time, because they can be prepared and served whole, without slicing or chopping. For more information, watch cooking with petite potatoes below.

Tri-Colored Mexican Potato Salad

A quick and easy potato salad packed with grilled corn, jalapeno, black beans, and avocado.

Potato Nutrition Facts


Did you know that potatoes provide the carbohydrate, potassium, and energy you need to perform at your best? Potatoes are more energy-packed than any other popular vegetable and have even more potassium than a banana. For more potato nutrition information check out our guide to potato nutrition.






Petite Potato Recipes

Lemon, Rosemary & Parmesan Roasted Smashed Petite Potatoes

Colorful petite potatoes are boiled and then smashed and flavored with lemon, rosemary and Parmesan for a tasty way to re-fuel post-exercise.

Ready Time: 80min

Lemon Feta Potato Salad

This lemon feta potato salad is light, bright, simple, and packs a punch of flavor.

Ready Time: 35min

Simple Oven Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

Simple oven roasted rosemary potatoes with crispy outsides and fluffy, tender insides are a delicious, easy side dish to go with any dinner! (gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free)

Ready Time: 25min

Chipotle and Lime Roasted Potatoes

This Chipotle and Lime Roasted Potatoes recipe is courtesy of In Sock Monkey Slippers.

Ready Time: 45min

On-the-Go Potatoes

Petite potatoes are coated in panko crumbs, sesame seeds and spice mix to make an easily-portable snack perfect for mid-hike or mid-bike.

Ready Time: 30min

Roasted Smashed Potatoes with Buffalo Blue Cheese

Enjoy the comforting flavors of buffalo sauce and blue cheese on top of smashed petite potatoes for a post-exercise protein pick-me-up.

Ready Time: 85min

Grilled Potato and Arugula Salad

With crisp potatoes, lemony Dijon dressing, pickled red onions and peppery arugula, this light and bright summer salad packs deliciously tangy flavor.

Ready Time: 50min

Smashed Potatoes with Avocado Pesto

Boil, smash, then bake. Dinner tonight is looking tasty with these easy Smashed Potatoes!

Ready Time: 35min

Easy Crock Pot Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

Bacon. Cheese. Potatoes. Need I say more? This Easy Crock Pot Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes recipe only requires a few ingredients and makes a delicious side dish that your entire family will love.

Ready Time: 260min

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Scalloped potatoes with ham—easy to make and delicious!

Ready Time: 60min

Oven Roasted Horseradish Dijon Potatoes

These gluten-free crispy Oven Roasted Horseradish Dijon Potatoes are a tasty and convenient side dish. Made with just a few ingredients, you won't believe how delicious they are!

Ready Time: 55min

Crispy Salt and Vinegar Smashed Potatoes

These scrumptious salt and vinegar smashed potatoes will be a huge hit at your next gathering.

Ready Time: 70min

Orange Chicken Pineapple Potato Kebabs

Marinate these kebabs the night before you want to serve them to infuse them with the fragrant flavors of fresh herbs and spices.

Ready Time: 35min

Potato Salad with Avocado, Toasted Almonds, Olive Oil and Feta Cheese

A quick to assemble (especially if you cook the potatoes ahead of time) delicious lunch that’s perfect for summer.

Ready Time: 30min

Curry Potatoes with Prawns

This wonderful exotic recipe of curry potatoes with Prawns works well in any season. Try substituting with another protein or go with tofu, eggplant or mushrooms for a vegan option.

Ready Time: 40min

Loaded Smashed Roasted Potato Tikka

A lighter fun retake of the deep-fried ragda patties, these loaded smashed potato tikkas will be a hit at your next party.

Ready Time: 55min

Potato Crab Bites

Crab (imitation, frozen, canned or fresh), mixed with crunchy peppers and subtle chives on top of petite purple potatoes make a delicious and colorful appetizer where the ingredients shine!

Ready Time: 25min

Cilantro Chimichurri and Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Roast ahead these flavorful garlic potatoes and pack for an easy lunch with a cilantro chimichurri.

Ready Time: 65min

Taco Stuffed Smashed Potatoes

Crispy smashed potatoes stuffed with taco filling, gooey cheese and taco toppings. The perfect customizable simple weeknight meal.

Ready Time: 35min

Southwestern Stuffed Potatoes

These Southwestern Stuffed Potatoes are one-bite delights!

Ready Time: 50min

Cheesy Potato Poppers

Need some new game night recipes? These cheesy potato poppers pair perfectly with a Sunday football game or as a crowd-pleasing side dish.

Ready Time: 55min

Moroccan Potato + Summer Vegetable Tagine

A Moroccan style potato stew with gently spiced savory and sweet notes and summer garden vegetables.

Ready Time: 50min

Roasted Baby Potato Stacks

These baby potato stacks are a unique and easy way to fuel your workout.

Ready Time: 30min

Potato Poppers with Turmeric

This portable powerhouse snack is simple to prepare and packs a punch with bright flavors, herbs and spices. There are unlimited variations to keep you fueled throughout your workout day after day.

Ready Time: 20min

Purple Potato Salad

Roasted purple potatoes are a fun + colorful twist to a classic Southern side dish. Served with a tangy Greek yogurt + fresh dill dressing.

Ready Time: 55min

Protein Mini Potato Fans

Warm, crispy-skinned, salty snacks topped with cottage cheese. These Protein Mini Potato Fans take only a few minutes to slice into healthy hasselbacks!

Ready Time: 30min

Salmon Skewers with a Smoky Maple Glaze

The combination of peppers, fennel, salmon and potatoes with a smoky glaze makes a colorful and delicious BBQ platter.

Ready Time: 30min

Rosemary Split Pea Potato Salad

This filling take on potato salad is a creative way to get all of your pre-workout energy.

Ready Time: 65min

Chimichurri Potato Breakfast Tacos

These versatile tacos are easy to prepare and they provide the balanced nutrition and great taste that athletes crave after grueling workouts. They're also easy to prep ahead and assemble quickly if needed.

Ready Time: 35min

Seafood Potato Stew

Seafood Potato Stew is easy enough to make for a weeknight meal, and good enough to make for a special occasion.

Ready Time: 35min

Roasted Potato and Tomato Soup

Tomato soup with a surprise ingredient-POTATOES-that bumps up the nutrition and makes it perfect as an after-workout meal or snack.

Ready Time: 45min

Rainbow Roasted Potato Salad

Rainbow Roasted Potato Salad is tossed in a light lemon shallot vinaigrette making this a potato salad that stands on it's own.

Ready Time: 60min

Tuscan Potato Skillet

Lemon zest, garlic and rosemary add a delightful Tuscan twist to this green bean, potato and chicken skillet. The best part? Only having to use one pan to whip up this weeknight favorite, which also makes clean-up a breeze!

Ready Time: 40min

Warm Mustard Seed Potato Salad

For a quick lunch or served with salmon, this refreshing potato salad is served warm with a mustard seed dressing.

Ready Time: 30min

Crab Filled Potato Bites

If you’re looking for a potato appetizer idea that is sure to delight your friends and family try these Crab Filled Potato Bites!

Ready Time: 30min

Ensalada Andaluz (Potato and Orange Spinach Salad )

Recipe developed by Joyce Goldstein

Ready Time: 20min

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