Nutritious and delicious all fresh potatoes are naturally gluten free.
With the rising awareness of gluten intolerance and celiac disease, many people are searching for delicious and nutritious gluten free options. View the gluten free recipes on this website.
Fortunately, many foods are naturally gluten free, including all fruits and vegetables.
Nutritious and delicious fresh potatoes are 100% gluten free. They are also an excellent source of fibre, which may be lacking in the gluten free diet, and contain other important nutrients.
Eat fresh food and avoid processed foods. Prepare meals using fresh ingredients that are naturally gluten free. Include potatoes which can serve as a substitute for foods like pasta and bread.
Potatoes baked at home are safe, especially if the kitchen is completely gluten free. If the kitchen is shared do not place baking potatoes directly on the oven rack, as it may introduce gluten cross-contamination from bread rolls or pizzas.
Chips or wedges
Home-made chips or wedges will be gluten free providing no additional coating is added, such as stock powder.
To make wedges, slice floury potatoes into wedges, drizzle or spray with oil, and bake in oven preheated to 200°C until golden. For more ‘crunch’, roll in potato or rice flour before adding oil and baking. Serve with a gluten free sauce.
Mashed potatoes made at home are gluten free, assuming cross-contamination is avoided in the kitchen and only gluten free ingredients are added.
To make mashed potatoes, mash or crush cooked mashing potatoes, add milk and/or oil, and chopped fresh herbs.
To make stuffed potatoes, mix cooked floury potato flesh with grated cheese and chopped fresh herbs. Pile back into potato skins and place under grill until tops are golden.
Potato flour can be used to thicken sauces. It will thicken liquids between 58-65°C to produce a clear sauce which should be used immediately.