Potatoes are edible tubers that are available all year. They are relatively inexpensive, are high in nutrients, and can be used to make a tasty treat.
Potatoes have a velvety texture with a buttery flavor when cooked. It's also high in vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and flavonoids like anthoxanthin, which gives the potato its yellow color and contains antioxidants.
It works best when cooked, such as roasting, boiling, mashing, or grilling.
nutritional info: per 173g cooked (source healthline.com)
Calories: 161 | Fat: 0.2 grams | Protein: 4.3 grams | Carbs: 36.6 grams | Fiber: 3.8 grams | Vitamin C: 28% of the RDI | Vitamin B6: 27% of the RDI | Potassium: 26% of the RDI | Manganese: 19% of the RDI | Magnesium: 12% of the RDI | Phosphorus: 12% of the RDI
Niacin: 12% of the RDI | Folate: 12% of the RDI
*Always wash your fruits and vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting, or cooking.