Product Description: The Sweet Potato is a tuberous, root vegetable, oval or elongated in shape. They are grown on a vine with long stems and has oval leaves. The root does not have eyes like a potato and possesses the ability to develop buds or spouts from vine cuttings.
Nutrition- An excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of complex carbohydrate, folic acid, vitamin E,potassium and dietry fibre, when consumed with the skin on. Contains some cacium, iron and phosphorus. Orange and yellow varieties are an excellent source of vitamin A.
Storage: Despite being unrelated to the common spud, sweet potato is most happily stored in similar environs - kept in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place rather than the fridge, for up to 3 weeks.
Uses-Wash and scrub. There is no need to peel. Bake whole with the skin on, then cut in half and scoop the flesh out leaving a refillable shell. Combine the flesh with chopped shallots and grated cheese and spoon back in the shell.Sweet potatoes can be boiled or mashed.Raw Sweet potato can be grated into salads, coleslaw or sandwich fillings.
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