Tesco Desiree Potatoes 2.5Kg

Tesco Desiree Potatoes 2.5Kg
£ 2.00

Product properties

  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Microwave

A typical 250g serving contains
  • 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 suchas dauphinoise potatoes or a curryDesiree potatoes are instantly recognisable with their beautifully red skin.They are renowned for their creamy mash potato. Try adding cabbage & leeks toit for a more unusual take on the original For recipe ideas visit the TescoReal Food website for inspiration.



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

Cooking Instructions

HobFor boiledPeel potatoes and if needed cut into evenly sized pieces. Place ina saucepan and cover with boiling water. Return to the boil, coverand simmer for 15–20 minutes until tender. Drain and serve.For mashFollow the hob instructions. After draining return to a warm hob for 1 minuteto dry.For every 100g of potatoes add 7ml of semi-skimmed milk, 5g of salted butteradd seasoning according to preference.Mash until creamy smooth and serve.OvenFor roastPre-heat oven. Put 2–4 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a roastingtin and place in oven. Peel and cut potatoes into evenly sizedpieces and parboil for 10 minutes. Drain thoroughly removingexcess water; shake in pan to roughen the surfaces of thepotatoes. Carefully transfer the potatoes into the hot roastingtin, turn in the oil and season. Return to the oven for55–60 minutes, turning occasionally until golden (no darker).MicrowaveFor jacketsScrub the potato, then dry and pierce several times with a fork.If cooking more than one potato at a time increase the cookingtime accordingly. Heat on full power for 3 minutes 30 seconds(800W)/3 minutes (900W), turn potato then heat on full powerfor 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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