LifestylePeel the potatoes in a blink of an eye. You do not need any kind of peeler

Peel the potatoes in a blink of an eye. You do not need any kind of peeler

Thanks to a clever trick, the skin will peel off by itself.
Thanks to a clever trick, the skin will peel off by itself.
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11:03 PM EDT, October 21, 2023, updated: 4:26 AM EDT, October 23, 2023

Peeling potatoes is a tedious task, which probably not many people are fond of. Even though a sharp knife or a good peeler makes it easier, most people still consider it an unpleasant duty. However, there is a tested trick that allows you to significantly shorten this stage without getting your hands dirty. Try it, and you will never do it differently again.

Potatoes are much easier to peel after boiling, not raw - as most of us do. Moreover, vegetables cooked with their skins on retain much more nutritional value. So, not only do we save time, but it is also healthier for us.

The peel will come off by itself

First, you need to cook the potatoes and drain them. It's worth waiting a bit for them to cool down a little. Then, with a sharp knife, we cut the skin in the middle of the tuber and "draw" a line around the potato. It's important to hold the knife in one hand and turn the potato in the other.

We put the prepared potatoes into a pot with cold water, set it on the stove and wait for it to boil. As soon as the skin starts to peel off from the potato, we remove it from the fire and drain. When they cool down a bit, we remove the skin from each potato like a cap. It should come off entirely without any problem.

Potato - the king of the table

Potatoes are one of the staple products of many cuisines. They reign on our tables prepared in dozens of ways. Many people can't imagine a meal without them, and salads with potatoes as the main ingredient are a constant menu at parties and during holidays.

It is commonly believed that potatoes are very high in calories. However, the numbers tell a different story: 3.5 oz of boiled potatoes contain only about 73 kcal and just 0.01 g of fat. Moreover, they are rich in nutrients: they are a real treasury of potassium, but also proteins, vitamins and other minerals, such as zinc, magnesium, iodine or phosphorus.

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