Potatoes are a popular standard side dish, but unfortunately they take a lot of time to prepare. Here's how you can save a lot of time.
- Cooking potatoes takes about 20 minutes, depending on the size.
- You can also cook small quantities in six minutes.
- You don't even need a pot for it.
The cooking time of potatoes can be more than halved with one trick
You need 180g to 250g of potatoes per person if they are the main ingredient . It is 150g to 180g if the potato is a side dish .
The Germans are famous for their love of potatoes. The nutritious tuber is served as a side dish with all kinds of dishes in this country, because it is very versatile. Only the long preparation time allows some hobby chef to switch to pasta and Co.
After the already tedious peeling of the potato * comes the cooking time. It usually takes 20 minutes for conventional boiled potatoes. If you want to go faster, there is also a practical alternative .
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How to cook potatoes in record time: in the microwave
Caution: Be careful when taking the potatoes out of the microwave. The bowl can become very hot and hot steam could rise when the plate or lid is lifted.
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Cook potatoes in the microwave: only suitable for small quantities
If you only want to cook a small amount of potatoes quickly, this cooking method in the microwave is a great option. With larger quantities, however, the conventional pot method is much more effective. Here, however, you can save yourself from peeling potatoes if you heed another practical tip * that only requires one cut.
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Potato peels are so versatile
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