Gluten-free garlic butter scallops arranged atop a vibrant succotash made with Idaho® red potatoes boast big flavor and nutrition.
Eagle, Idaho, May 17, 2021 -- May marks Celiac Awareness Month, and the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) rich database of gluten-free recipes is an ideal resource for those who are gluten intolerant/sensitive or trying to limit the amount of gluten they consume. Versatile Idaho® potatoes are naturally gluten-free and are loaded with important vitamins and minerals.
According to Celiac.org, gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Celiac, a serious autoimmune disease, is estimated to affect one in 100 people worldwide. The organization Beyond Celiac estimates that 18 million Americans are sensitive to gluten. For this large population, knowing which foods are gluten-free is critical.
The IPC’s website has close to 250 unique and delicious gluten-free recipes. An easy-to-use search engine takes the visitor directly to the gluten-free section that features dishes ranging from crispy Mozzarella Sticks to Grilled Cajun Shrimp and Potato Skewers -- there’s a gluten-free Idaho® potato recipe everyone in the family is bound to love.
Below are several recipes that are especially appropriate for the spring and summer season:
Seafood combined with fresh vegetables like Garlic Butter Scallops with Succotash is a no-brainer for outdoor gatherings. Idaho® red potatoes, bacon, corn, lima beans, tomatoes and herbs are topped with large buttery and garlic infused scallops. Make sure to saute the potatoes until they become golden brown and set them aside. Cook the bacon and veggies in the same pan and then add the potatoes back in to make them extra crispy. Sear the scallops in a separate pan and arrange them on top of the vegetable-bacon medley for a dramatic, yet easy-to-make main course.
Garlic Butter Scallops
Garlic Butter Scallops
Combine and Serve
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous “Grown in Idaho®” seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho’s growing season of warm days and cool nights, ample mountain-fed irrigation and rich volcanic soil, give Idaho® potatoes their unique texture, taste and dependable performance. These ideal growing conditions are what differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states. For more information, visit www.idahopotato.com.
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
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