10 Ways to Use a Potato


Potato Bread

 Potato bread -- great with wheat flour.
 Potato bread -- great with wheat flour.
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In potato bread, potato replaces a portion of the regular flour. This results in bread that not's only softer, but stays fresher longer and works well with wheat flour. (And don't worry, the bread doesn't really taste of potato.) The wheat flour benefit is a good one since many people are now trying to reduce the amount of white flour they eat each day.

You can make potato bread with these basic ingredients: water, flour, yeast, mashed potatoes, butter and salt. Spice up your bread by experimenting with adding herbs like rosemary or thyme, sunflower seeds, shredded cheese, diced onion or dill. Or go the sweet route by adding cinnamon, raisins, almonds or apples. The possibilities are endless.

Did You Know? A medium-sized potato contains only 110 calories. In comparison, one cup of rice has 225 and a cup of pasta has 155.