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German Butterball Potatoes
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German Butterball potatoes are round to oblong and medium in size, ranging 10 to 12 centimeters in length. Its pale, yellow skin is lightly netted with shallow eyes. German Butterball potatoes have a creamy and waxy, golden flesh. This tender flesh takes on a smooth consistency when cooked and offers a rich, buttery flavor.
German Butterball potatoes are available year-round with peak season in late spring and late summer.
German Butterball potatoes, botanically classified as Solanum tuberosum, are considered an heirloom variety even though they are relatively new, having been introduced in 1988. German Butterballs are known for their rich flavors, cooking versatility, and excellent storage life.
German Butterball potatoes are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, iron, and fiber. They also contain some antioxidants.
The German Butterball is best suited for cooked applications such as steaming, baking, frying, and mashing. It is an all-purpose variety and works well in soups, as a side dish, or in any waxy potato recipe. German Butterball potatoes pair well with arugula, basil, carrots, garlic, leeks, parsnips, celery, chicory, spinach, peas, chives, and cilantro. Store German Butterball potatoes unwashed in a cool, well-ventilated, and dark place.
The German Butterball potato won first place in Rodale’s Organic Gardening Magazine’s “Taste-Off Contest.” Described as “butterless,” the German Butterball has become an American favorite and doesn’t require extra seasoning to reveal a robustly satisfying flavor.
The German Butterball potato was first introduced by David Ronniger in 1988. Ronniger Potato Farm, nestled in the northeastern corner of Moyie Springs, Idaho, is home to over 200 varieties of potatoes. Ronniger was a grower proficient in varieties that were first made popular in pre-19th century Europe. Today, the German Butterball is widely available across the United States in specialty stores, farmers market, and in-home gardens.
Recipes that include German Butterball Potatoes. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Seize the Food||Oven Roasted German Butterball Potatoes with Rosemary|
|Dash and Bella||Potato, Turnip, Kale and White Bean Soup|
|Bon Appetit||Mini Herbed Pommes Anna|
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