Purple Congoes are as the name suggests are a purple coloured potato. Although from the outside, they look quite unattractive when they are cut open they show a beautiful purple colour. Because they are so oddly shaped they can be quite difficult to peel. Its is recommended to peel after lightly cooking.so do that after
Purple Congoes are not recommended for roasting or chips as they are are a dry and floury potato. but the little ones are delicious boiled or steamed for a few minutes and served with butter and parsley, or halved and made into potato salad.
The Potatoes need to be washed thoroughly before they are used. The purple skin and flesh are exceptionally high in antioxidant anthocyanins.