Russet potatoes with purple spot just under skin
by Judy Cheung
I bought some organic Russet potatoes. The skin was firm and looked fine though some part with hint of purple. When I cut it open, some part of the potatoes just under the skin was purplish in color.
Are such potatoes still edible?
The purple tones are probably just bruises from the harvesting or when they where being packaged, etc. Before cooking your Russet potatoes just cut the spots off; but remember that if there is a green color around the potatoes then they shouldn't be cooked at all.
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