Eagle, Idaho (July 22, 2016) -- As the hot summer weather sweeps across the nation, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) invites spud lovers to cool down with one of their numerous potato salad recipes. Experience flavors from all corners of the world without leaving town or breaking the bank!
“The potato is one of the most versatile vegetables in the grocery store, and it is the perfect food to host a variety of flavors,” explains Frank Muir, President and CEO, IPC. “Knowing potatoes are the fourth most important agricultural crop in the world, we can only imagine how all the different cultures prepare their favorite versions of potato salad.”
Food blogger Faith Gorsky (An Edible Mosaic) incorporates many flavors common to Thai cooking in her own twist on the traditional potato salad, Massaman Curry Idaho® Potato Salad. This mouth-watering salad spices up creamy Idaho® potato chunks with crushed red pepper flakes and Thai red curry paste.
Feeling French? The collection also features a Classic French Idaho® Potato Salad recipe by food blogger Lisa Goldfinger of Planning the Globe that will have you saying “bon appetit!” Tossed with tangy Dijon mustard and white wine, Goldfinger’s recipe brings quintessential French cuisine to consumers in under 30 minutes.
Food blogger Melissa Bailey of Hungry Food Love whips up a Latin American-style potato salad with her Idaho® Potatoes Peruvian Salad. Aji amarillo paste, corn, and green onions all meld together to create the perfect palate for spicy chorizo and tender Idaho® potatoes.
Massaman Curry Idaho® Potato Salad
Estimated Nutritional Value per Serving: Calories 225; Sodium 468g; Fat 20g; Carbs 16g; Protein 4g; Cholesterol 9g
About The Idaho Potato Commission
Established in 1937, the IPC is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous “Grown in Idaho®” seal, a federally registered certification mark that assures consumers 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, which differentiates them from potatoes grown in other states.