How do you cook a Purple Majesty potato?


Quick Answer

Purple majesty potatoes can be cooked in a variety of ways, just like a regular potato. These deep purple-colored potatoes are small and round but have the same taste of any other potato, despite the color. One of the simplest options is to boil the potatoes, for which you need a pot, water, salt and a stove top.

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  1. Prepare the potatoes

    Rinse the potatoes under cool running water. Use a vegetable scrubber to remove any embedded dirt, and dry with a paper towel. .

  2. Bring the potatoes to a boil

    Place rinsed and scrubbed purple majesty potatoes in a pot of water with just enough water to cover them. Add salt to your taste. Bring the water to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cook until the potatoes are easy to pierce with a fork.

  3. Season, and serve the potatoes

    Strain the water out of the pot of purple majesty potatoes. Season the potatoes with salt and pepper to your liking, and serve them as is. You can also slice the potatoes into smaller pieces, or mash them up, adding a little milk and butter. Another option is to let them cool completely, and then use them for a colorful potato salad.

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