Is a potato a vegetable or starch?

Answer A potato is a vegetable. At one time, potatoes were considered a starch, but they are now recognized as a nutritious vegetable. Potatoes contain vitamin C, protein, iron, thiamine and niacin. They ... Read More »

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Is potato a vegetable or a starch?

Potatoes are both vegetables and starches. They are an excellent dietary source of complex carbohydrates, or starches. A starch is a complex sugar, or polysaccharide. Potatoes, Solanum tuberosum, a... Read More »

Is a potato a vegetable or a starch?

Potatoes are actually rapidly digested starches, reports the Harvard School of Public Health's online topic, "The Nutrition Source--Ask the Expert: Controlling Your Weight," with more nutritional s... Read More »

Ok....if i don't have corn starch, can I use potato starch instead as a thickener?

Yes, you can. Make sure you dilute it in some cold water just as you would corn starch. If you don't you'll end up with lumpy food. The difference is: Potato starch has a neutral taste, and is an... Read More »

Is potato starch the same as potato flour?

Though some equate the two products, potato starch and potato flour remain distinct. Manufacturers grind whole dried potatoes to make potato flour. To produce potato starch, machines use pressurize... Read More »