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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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Why is a potato a vegetable?

A potato is a...................VEGGIE! It doesn't have seeds. Anything that has seeds is considered a fruit!

To what other vegetables are potatoes related?

Potatoes are part of the Solanaceae family, which also includes paprika, chili peppers, tomatoes, and eggplants. Also included in the family are non-vegetable plants such as J

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.

Sweet potato fruit or vegetable?

Sweet potatoes are large, sweet-tasting root vegetables. Fruits, on  the other hand, are part of flowering plants.

Are sweet potatoes a vegetable or starch?

  Potatoes are a root vegetable. They are a starchy vegetable. I'm guessing that your question is diet related. So, in a balanced meal, you would not have a starchy vegeta

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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