Violetta is another of our German varieties bred with the parents of La Ratte and Highland Burgundy Red. With a blue, fluffy flesh, deep purple skin and a sweet, delicate flavour they are delicious boiled or steamed and used to brighten up a salad or try them mashed for something different. For the most vibrant results it’s best to cook them with their skins on to retain their colour.

Being one of our colourful varieties they are rich in antioxidants, particularly anthocyanin which lays claim to a variety of health benefits including improved cardiovascular health, dementia prevention and increased longevity. As well as the fact that potatoes are very low in sugar and salt and are gluten- and fat-free this variety is definitely one to try if you are looking for a healthy meal option.

See our blog for some recipe inspiration: Colourful Roasties.

* Please note: these are not certified seed potatoes. They’re not sprayed with chemicals so will grow if given the chance but we’ve grown them for eating. We recommend planting them in your oven, not in the garden! *

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