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Yes, the potato is considered a root vegetable.

Botanically, that is the correct classification. However, nutritionally, they are classified as a starchy food and typically would not count towards any minimum serving of vegetables in a day.
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What is the most common vegetable after potato?

Tomatoes (which are really a fruit) Corn in it's many forms (although it's a grain) Beans (although they are legumes) Cabbage is popular in many different countries and is ver

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Are potatoes vegetables?

Botanically, yes, they are a vegetative plant organ. Potatoes are the tuber (root) of a fruit bearing plant. But nutritionally potatoes are considered a starch/carbohydrate an

Is a potato a vegetable or a tuber?

A potato is a tuber. Although technically a vegetable is just a part of a plant that is edible apart from fruit or seeds. So it could be argued as both really or you could jus

Is a potato a vegetable or a starch?

It is a vegetable, Although considered a starch due to it's High Carbohydrate (and Calorie) Content, and ability to be used for breads. A potato is 7% resistant Starch.

Is a potato a vegetable or a fruit?

Neither. Potato is actually a substitute for carbohydrates like rice, wheat, maize etc. In many parts of the world it is used as a main food. Traditionally many places it is u