Eagle ID (March 2015) —Pizza and Idaho® Potatoes sound like a match made in heaven to the Idaho Potato Commission–and your customers. Pizza is one of America’s most popular foods. And Idaho® Potatoes are a menu regular favored by millions. Why not team them up for spectacular potato-centric pizza toppings?
Not surprising, more than a few savvy operators have already recognized the versatility of Idaho® Potatoes in topping, “sauce,” and crust recipes. Morning (Breakfast Pizza), noon (Potato Rosemary Flatbreads) and night (Idaho® Potato and Sonoma Foie Gras Pizza), versatile Idaho® Potatoes give pizza toppings texture, substance and earthy flavor. Instead of sauce, Garlic Mashed Idaho® Potato Pizza uses a layer of creamy, aromatic spuds under diced tomato, green onions and feta cheese. Need crust? Mashed Idaho® Potatoes are blended into a tender base for Idaho® Potato Pizza Margherita Style.
At foodservice.idahopotato.com, the Idaho Potato Commission has recipes for over a dozen innovative Idaho® Potato pizzas, using russets, red skins, fingerlings and other varieties. Check out the options, and try one on your pizza menu. While on the site, check out the helpful size guide and Idaho® potato preparation tips, and find answers and solutions to operational and culinary FAQs.
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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