Here are three reasons why you should put potatoes back on your family menu:
- Despite their starchy nature, gram for gram, potatoes are lower in carbohydrates than wheat, rice, maize, sweet potatoes, yams and plantains.
- A medium potato (150g or 1 cup) provides ⅓ of your recommended daily Vitamin C.
- There are over 4,000 varieties of potatoes! So many varieties and colors to choose from.
I don't have 4,000 recipes for potatoes, but I have chosen three of my favourites: Helzel Potatoes were a childhood treat of meltingly soft savoury potatoes topped with crispy and delicious Helzel (stuffing). Greek Potatoes with Lemon and Garlic demonstrate that potatoes aren't just for wintertime, but can make a gorgeous sunshiny side-dish in the summer too. And finally, my Potato Roses are some of the most beautiful dishes you can make with a potato! Almost too pretty to eat.
I have plenty more potato recipes on family-friends-food.com so if you like these, come and check out the rest!
Posted with permission from Family Friends Foods.
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