We’re not sure why, but there’s a huge difference between roasted sweet potato, and sweet potato chips. Good thing they’re just as easy to prep and cook! Take a look at our recipe and make the most of the in…
Sweet Potato is a bright orange root vegetable, treated similarly to butternut squash, parsnips, swede and turnips. Sweet potato is much lower in starch than regular potato and actually does count towards your ‘5-a-day’. One of the great things about sweet potato is that it is available year-round in Australia!
Sweet potato is a good source of vitamin C and A and one serving of sweet potato provides 1/3 of your need for manganese, a mineral that helps produce collagen and promote skin and bone health.
Iron – 3%
Vitamin B-6 – 10%
Magnesium – 6%
Vitamin C – 4%
- Look for small or medium sweet potatoes – they will be sweet and creamy . Sometimes, the larger sweet potatoes will be more starchy.
- Look for smooth, deeply-coloured skin.