Potatoes are important staples in many cultures. All potatoes are believed to have originated in South America. Fingerling potatoes are grown for flavor and tenderness, not quantity or size, thus resulting in the best potato available. They are very rich and flavorful and add a wonderfully special touch to any meal.
Discover our wonderful fingerling potatoes, the world's favorite vegetable. Purple Peruvian, French Fingerling, Ruby Crescent, and Russian Banana are low-starch potatoes, nutritionally rich in vitamin C, fiber and potassium. In addition, potatoes are low in calories. Fingerlings are firm and have smooth skins with similarly colored flesh, approximately 1-3 inches long and 1 inch wide. From appetizers, soups, and stews, to salads and main dishes, you can bake, boil, microwave, or roast them. Regardless of how you choose to prepare these special spuds, you'll find them enticing and full of rich flavor.
Fingerling Potatoes should be kept in refrigeration at temperatures from 45-55 degrees F. When stored in cooler temperatures, the sugar content of these potatoes has a tendency to change to starch.
Prepare as you would any baby or specialty potato. They are thin skinned and should be cooked whole and unpeeled. Russian Bananas are great in salads and are excellent baked, roasted, and steamed as well.