Potatoes

(New, Fingerling)

Nutritional Information
Excellent source of vitamin C. Good source of vitamin B6 and potassium.

What To Look For
Should be very firm, without sprouted eyes. Skin should have no greenish tint. Potatoes should be small and have thin skins.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Store in a cool, dark place; do not store in the refrigerator. Will keep up to 2 weeks. Avoid peeling when possible, as the skins are very nutritious.

Best Uses
Start covered with cold water and boil 20 to 30 minutes, until tender when pierced.

Recipes
Roasted Parslied New Potatoes
Creamy Herbed Potatoes
Crispy Potato Tart




Summer Fruits and Vegetables
Other Vegetables


Arugula
Avocados
Beans, Green
Beans
Beets
Collards
Corn
Cucumber

Eggplant
Garlic
Kohlrabi
Mushrooms
Okra
Onions
Peas, Sugar, Snap
Peppers

Potatoes
Shallots
Squash, Summer
Swiss chard
Tomatoes
Zucchini
see also:  Summer Fruit Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
Spring Vegetable Guide | Spring Fruit Guide
 
related links:  FDA's Tips for Handling Fresh Produce



NOTE:
An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.

   Source: Copyright 2000 by Ellen Haas.
From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.
Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.

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