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by admin on Sunday, October 16, 2011 · 2 comments

in Fun Stuff,Health & Nutrition

Did you know that it’s potato menu month at Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation restaurants? One of the delicious potato dishes we will be serving this month is a Roasted Potato Salad with Chipotle Chile Vinaigrette made with red potatoes, one of the seven unique potato types – that’s right one for everyday of the week!

If you didn’t know there were seven unique potato types, look no further than the United States Potato Board (USPB) for more information about all seven – Russets, reds, yellows, whites, fingerlings, petites and purples/blues. For example, red potatoes like the ones in our Roasted Potato Salad have a firm, smooth and moist texture, they are perfect for salads like this one, as well as for roasting, boiling or steaming. Bonus: they add gorgeous color to any dish. Click here to watch a video for more ideas and tips for cooking with red potatoes. You can find videos for all seven potato types as well!

What else is great about this vegetable?

  • Potatoes are packed with potassium. In fact, new research shows that potatoes are the most affordable and largest source of potassium in the produce department – that means they have more potassium than a banana!
  • Potatoes also provide nearly half the daily value of vitamin C (45 percent)
  • A medium-size potato (5.3 ounces) has no fat, sodium or cholesterol – all for just 110 calories!

Want to receive a healthy potato recipe in your inbox each week from the USPB? Simply click here to sign-up so you won’t miss a single one!

For more potato nutrition information, healthy recipes, and how-to videos, visit the USPB’s website, or find the USPB on Facebook at

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Nopiieopie Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:54 pm

hey this may not help very much,,,,i m in Mississippi USA,,,i m planting corlald seed , irish taters,,and late purple hull peas ,,not suitable for pots thou,,,,,,peas will make in 45 days,,,may git 2 pickings ,,if we have a late frost,,,which fer the last few yrs we have,,, hey plant a few carrots ,,radishes,,mustard greens, each in its own pot,,, hey fore you plant a tater,,cut it so as to have at least 2 eyes on each piece,,let it cure fer bout 2 days,,plant with cut side down,,bout 6 inches deep in sandy soil,,,4 inches deep in heavy soil,,,hope this helps,,,bye now,,,u hear;;;;;


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