Potatoes (Sweet) are high in beta carotene, vitamins E and C, iron, potassium and vitamin B6. They have a low glycemic index which means they release sugar slowly into the bloodstream. If eaten in moderation and prepared in a healthy way, sweet potatoes are a nutritious, delicious food that should pose no significant health risks.
Boil, steam, roast or microwave whole or in thick slices. Did you know that sweet potato can be fried, juiced, and pureed too? If you bake sweet potato with the skin on you retain more of the nutrients.
Avoid storing sweet potatoes in the refrigerator, which will produce a hard center and unpleasant taste. Instead, store your sweet potatoes in a cool, dry, well-ventilated container.
Add some Sweet potato to your next order from Jesmond Fruit Barn online shop or shop in store.