Fruits and Vegetables
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.