Last Updated: January 24, 2017

Definition - What does Fingerling mean?

A fingerling is a very small, finger-shaped variety of potato that may be of any heritage. Fingerlings are an actual variety of small potato and not to be confused with an immature new potato.

Fingerlings are more expensive than conventional varieties and are considered a delicacy generally enjoyed lightly roasted and split and used in a side dish or as a colorful, flavorful addition to a salad.

MaximumYield explains Fingerling

Fingerlings come in a variety of colors and flavor variations. There’s the Russian banana, which is a popular yellow variety, the pink-skinned French fingerling and the colorful purple Peruvian.

This definition was written in the context of Potato
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