Ring in Spring by Using Unique Potato Types to Create Colorful, Nutrition Packed Dishes
Featured Potato of the Week: Fingerlings
DENVER, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Small, slender “finger-sized” potatoes, fingerling potatoes range from two-to-four inches in length. They come in a wide range of skin and flesh colors – red, orange, purple, yellow and white – and most possess a firm, waxy texture. Pan-frying fingerlings, as seen in the US Potato Board’s recipe for Pan Fried Fingerling Potatoes with Wild Mushroom Sauce, enhances their robust flavor and showcases their wonderful nutty or buttery tastes.
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Remember, a single, skin-on medium-sized potato (5.3 ounces) has just 110 calories, more potassium than a banana, and almost half your daily value of vitamin C (45 percent), with zero fat, sodium or cholesterol, so you can enjoy potatoes every night of the week.
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About the United States Potato Board
The United States Potato Board (USPB) is the nation’s potato marketing and research organization. Based in Denver, Colorado, the USPB represents more than 2,500 potato growers and handlers across the country. The USPB was established in 1971 by a group of potato growers to promote the benefits of eating potatoes. Today, as the largest vegetable commodity board, the USPB is proud to be recognized as an innovator in the produce industry and dedicated to positioning potatoes as a nutrition powerhouse–truly, goodness unearthed.
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SOURCE United States Potato Board