Translation of potato in Spanish:

potato

Pronunciation: /pəˈteɪtəʊ/

n (pl -toes)

u c
  • 1.1 papa (f) or (Esp) patata (f) (before n) potato chips o (BrE) crisps papas (fpl) or (Esp) patatas (fpl) fritas, papas (fpl) chip (Ur) potato masher pasapuré(s) (m), puretera (f) (RPl) potato peeler pelapapas (m) or (Esp) pelapatatas (m) potato salad ensalada (f) de papa(s) or (Esp) patata(s)
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    • Avoid fatty and fried foods and stick to starchy foods like rice, potatoes and pasta.
    • Conventional wisdom dictates that starchy foods such as potatoes should give up their sugar slowly into the bloodstream.
    • Alternatively, the lamb may be cooked with potatoes or rice, the fat cooking out to enrich and flavour the starchy accompaniment.
    1.2sweet potato

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