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Tesco Desiree Potatoes 2.5Kg

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Guideline Daily Amount Summary

  • Energy

    , 14%of your GDA
  • Fat

    9.8g, 14%of your GDA
  • Saturates

    6.0g, 30%of your GDA
  • Sugars

    2.5g, 3%of your GDA
  • Salt

    0.2g, 3%of your GDA

of the reference intake*
Typical values per 100g: Energy 458kJ/109kcal


Desiree potatoes make great mash and are also great for cooking in a sauce such

as dauphinoise potatoes or a curry

Desiree potatoes are instantly recognisable with their beautifully red skin.

They are renowned for their creamy mash potato. Try adding cabbage & leeks to

it for a more unusual take on the original For recipe ideas visit the Tesco

Real Food website for inspiration.



  • For maximum freshness, store in a cool, dark place. Wash before use.

Packed in:

the U.K.

Produce of:

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Other Instructions:

For boiled
Peel potatoes and if needed cut into evenly sized pieces. Place in
a saucepan and cover with boiling water. Return to the boil, cover
and simmer for 15–20 minutes until tender. Drain and serve.

For mash
Follow the hob instructions. After draining return to a warm hob for 1 minute
to dry.
For every 100g of potatoes add 7ml of semi-skimmed milk, 5g of salted butter
add seasoning according to preference.
Mash until creamy smooth and serve.

For roast
Pre-heat oven. Put 2–4 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a roasting
tin and place in oven. Peel and cut potatoes into evenly sized
pieces and parboil for 10 minutes. Drain thoroughly removing
excess water; shake in pan to roughen the surfaces of the
potatoes. Carefully transfer the potatoes into the hot roasting
tin, turn in the oil and season. Return to the oven for
55–60 minutes, turning occasionally until golden (no darker).

For jackets
Scrub the potato, then dry and pierce several times with a fork.
If cooking more than one potato at a time increase the cooking
time accordingly. Heat on full power for 3 minutes 30 seconds
(800W)/3 minutes (900W), turn potato then heat on full power
for another 3 minutes 30 seconds (800W)/3 minutes (900W).
Leave to stand for 2 minutes after heating.

Cooking Precautions:

All appliances vary these are guidelines only.Check food is piping hot throughout before serving.

Name and Address:

Tesco Stores Ltd.,
Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,


Typical Values100g containsA typical 250g serving contains
Energy458kJ (109kcal)1145kJ (273kcal)
Trans Fatty Acids0g0g
Sugars1.0g (1% of NRV)2.5g (3% of NRV)
Salt0.1g (2% of NRV)0.2g (3% of NRV)
Thiamin (Vitamin B1)0.2mg (17% of NRV)0.5mg (44% of NRV)
Folic Acid17.0µg (9% of NRV)42.5µg (21% of NRV)
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

Other Nutrition Info:

When mashed according to instructions.

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