Healthy Food Database
Potatoes - Pontiac
This large, round potato has thin, dark-red skins, deep eyes, and crisp white flesh.
Note: when peeled, the level of salicylates drops to safe/negligible amounts.
Select unwashed potatoes that are firm and dry. Avoid any with green patches - the green is an indication of the toxin solanine. Avoid also potatoes that are wrinkled and spongy.
Pontiac potatoes will keep for several weeks in a paper bag with plenty of ventilation.
Never store potatoes in plastic bags.
Tips & Tricks:
Excellent for mashed potatoes and boiling, but not baking.
Nutrition per 1 Unit:
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*
* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.
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