Fruits and Vegetables

Potatoes

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Appearance: A potato is a vegetable that grows underground. They can be brown, red, or blue. 

Look for: Clean, firm, smooth potatoes, without sprouts, green areas or blemishes.

How to Prepare: Scrub well. Remove sprouts, decayed and green areas. Leave whole or peel cut as desired. 

How to Store:  Keep in a cool, dry, dark, ventilated place for up to two months or keep at room temperature for up to one week. Do not refrigerate except new potatoes for up to one week.

Fun Fact: The word “potato” comes from the Spanish word patata. 

Nutrition Fact: Potatoes are rich in potassium which helps build muscle and keeps your heart healthy.