THRIVE Potato Beads whip up into deliciously creamy and smooth mashed potatoes in just a few quick minutes. Not only are they delicious, but they will save you so much time because you won't have to wash, peel, or boil the potato mixture. You can also add a boost of flavor to THRIVE Potato Beads by adding your favorite seasonings, cheese, or other veggies into the mix. No matter how you make them, you will absolutely love THRIVE Potato Beads.
Heat 1 cup water, 1/2 cup milk, 2 tablespoons butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon white pepper, to a boil in a 1 quart saucepan and turn heat to low. Add 1 cup potato beads and stir well, but do not over mix. For creamier potatoes, add more milk and whip in mixer. Let stand 5 minutes, stir and serve. Makes 4 servings.
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Nutrition FactsServing Size 1/4 cups (29g)
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs
|Saturated Fat||Less than||20g||25g|
Potatoes, salt, partially hydrogenated canola oil, mono and diglycerides, artificial color, natural and artificial flavor, freshness preserved with sodium bisulfite and BHT. *Contains Milk CERTIFIED GLUTEN FREE (pouch excluded)
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A little too salty
Yes, I like the potato beads. They are very tasty and easy to prepare. However, I struggle with hypertension, and after cutting in half the amount of salt the instructions call for, they are a little too salty for me. So the next time I make this, I will omit the salt altogether and see how they taste. Otherwise, they are delicious! :)
Love, Love, Love!!!!
My family absolutely loves the Potato Beads. They are so easy to make and dont need any additional salt or seasoning or milk. I normally ad more water than what the instructions call for to make more of a creamy potato. I have found that the easiest way is to boil a few cups of water in the microwave and then slowly pour the water into a bowl of potato beads and mix until I get the desired texture.....add a little bit of spinach or ground beef and you have a wonderful potato casserole!
My Family Loves These!
My family loves these. The THRIVE Potato Beads make creamy, smooth, and tasty potatoes. A must have if you love potatoes.
I just received my order and first thing we did was open the big can of potato pearls. I did the 2 cups as on the can. Here I needed a little bit more water. I mixed it like recipe said with butter, salt, but then added garlic powder and a sprinkle of Lawry's Seasoned Salt. Potatoes came out fantastic!
MUCH better than potato flakes!
I'm going to try potato soup next, bacon bits, chives, cheese - for backpacking.
My son is in BOY SCOUTS and I am trying out recipes, for camping and hiking. To be able to make on his own from his CANTEEN stove (like survivor, bug out bag) - You tube has great tips on it.
I am using the freeze dried potato's, shortening (to make to go biscuits), butter, veggies. I am excited to make YUMMY food packets for him!
If you have any good recipes or ideas I am all ears! Springmom1@gmail.com
Note: Two cups potato pearls for three people is a little much, it would be good for 4 people. Or it's good for left overs.
Has anyone used this in bread? I make our own bread.
I made these for the first time last night. We all loved them! My husband said they are better than the reday-made potatoes I usually buy. These were easy to make and very smooth and creamy. I do agree with the other poster....they were a little salty for my taste. Next time I will either decrease the salt or not add any.
My husband & I love these potatoes. They mix up quickly and have a great flavor. I did notice, though, that the measurements in the cooking instructions makes more than we can eat. It is more like 4 servings for us so cut it in half for now on.
Change the recipe
My family really likes these potatoes, however I have had to make some changes when I make the recipe. These potatoes seem to have plenty of salt without adding any to the mix with the water, butter and milk. I do not add the salt called for in the recipe and I use salt-free butter.
This is a great product
I'm very pleased with this product and my family loves it. 5 Stars!
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