Leaching Potatoes For Lower Potassium

2
Servings
5m
Prep Time
25m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"My husband is on a potassium- restricted diet and he loves potatoes. Although we cannot have them very often, we can have them once in a while by leaching them first. It will bring the potassium for a 2/3 cup portion from 420 mg. down to less than 200 mg."

Original recipe yields 2 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (243.7 g)
  • Calories 142.1
  • Total Fat - 0.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 13.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 32.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.1 g
  • Sugars - 1.4 g
  • Protein - 3.7 g
  • Calcium - 23.9 mg
  • Iron - 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 36.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Slice potato thinly, cut into small cubes or shred.

Step 2

Place in saucepan with cold water. Bring just to a boil.

Step 3

Strain and place back in saucepan with fresh hot water. Bring to a boil again and reduce heat. Cook till potatoes are just tender. Strain again.

Step 4

You can either mash them or fry them in a skillet to crisp them up. Season to taste.

Tips & Variations


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