Learn more about petite potato calories and nutritional value. We also provide links to our favorite petite potato recipes, including Roasted Baby Potato Stacks, Seafood Potato Stew, and Southwest Stuffed Potatoes.
Appearance: these small, bite-sized potatoes are actually a grade standard based upon size (“C-size” and smaller, oftentimes referred to as pearls or marble-size)
Texture: they are the same skin and flesh color as their larger-sized cousins, as well as the shape, texture and sugar content
Flavor: similar but with a more concentrated flavor to their larger-sized cousins.
Preferred uses: salads, roasting, frying
Petite potatoes make a great substitute for pasta, adding nutritional value as well. Roast a combination of colors for an eye-catching side dish. Their concentrated flavors and quicker cooking time makes petites a good choice for potato salads. Simply toss petites in olive oil, rosemary and salt and pepper to make colorful, delicious and fun roasted potatoes. They save you prep time, because they can be prepared and served whole, without slicing or chopping. For more information, watch Potato Types and Tips: Petite Potatoes.
One petite potato (approximately 5.2 ounces in size) has 110 calories and is an excellent source of potassium (more than a banana) and vitamin C. Petites are also a good source of vitamin B6 and are fat, sodium and cholesterol free.
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Ready to try a new potato type? Take a look at these Petite Potatoes Recipes.