Evenly shaped Russet baking potatoes or
try a Jersey Royal
Butter or olive oil
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Pierce potatoes deeply with sharp fork to
allow steam to escape as they bake, and this helps to make them fluffy.
Place them, not touching, on middle oven
rack and bake 1 hour. Score tops with X's, then pinch gently to force
Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and then
dollop on butter or sour cream.
are renowned for their unique taste, flavor,
and delicate skins. However, not only do
Jersey Royal Potatoes taste fantastic, they
are also incredibly nutritious.
Jersey Royals are a fantastic
source of complex carbohydrates or starch,
which are usually the main source of energy
for the body and vital for growth and
development. Nutritionists recommend that
this food group makes up the bulk of our
diet (between 47 - 50%) to ensure a healthy
diet (quantity per 100g 15.4g).
carbohydrates, such as pasta and rice,
potatoes are a great source of vitamin C,
especially the skins (100g of Jersey Royal
New Potatoes would provide you with 25% of
the RDA for vitamin C). Vitamin C is
essential in the diet for maintaining
healthy skin, hair, bones, teeth and gums
(quantity per 100g 15mg).
Vitamin B is also present
in potatoes and fundamental in helping
carbohydrates work properly to provide
energy for the body. Vitamin B also helps
maintain a healthy skin and nervous system.