Tesco Desiree Potatoes 2.5Kg

Tesco Desiree Potatoes 2.5Kg

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  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Microwave
  • Energy1145kJ 273kcal
  • Fat9.8g
  • Saturates6.0g
  • Sugars2.5g
  • Salt0.2g

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

Product Description

  • 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.

Cooking Instructions

  • Hob
  • 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.
  • Oven
  • 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).
  • Microwave
  • 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.

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Name and address

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K.


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 Information

When mashed according to instructions.

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