Hasselback Potatoes

Cuisine: Sweden

Cook Time: N/A

Serves: 1

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Fun Fact
  1. Potatoes are marked to be the first food to be grown in outer space. 
  2. Okay, this one’s gonna surprise you, folks. Turns out potatoes belong to the same family as tobacco and the most toxic of all, deadly nightshade!
Historical Fact
  1. They got their name from a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden by Leif Elisson, a trainee chef who created them in 1953. 
  2. However, there is a recipe for ‘Over Fried Potatoes’ in the cookbook of Princesses by Jenny Akerstrom, leading to some questions about the origin.  
Nutrition Fact
  1. These are packed with a good source of carbohydrates, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It contains 197 calories per serving.
  2. Potatoes when baked, are low-fat and low-cholesterol food which helps reduce the risks of heart disease.