What is the difference between a sweet potato and a yam? The definition of a yam is; the edible starchy tuber of a climbing plant that is widely grown in tropical and subtropical countries. So, you see the many so-called yams you been eating all these years is actually a sweet potato. Compared to potatoes, yams are starchier and drier. They became the member of the Morning Glory family. The colors can vary from white to yellow, red, purple, brown to orange. They are also are a good source of fiber and vitamin A.
Sweet potatoes are versatile and can be substituted in the place of more fattening foods. You can use them to thicken your stews or a casserole naturally without adding high fat creams. Most consider the potato just another side dish at Thanksgiving but, they can be roasted, baked fried and used in pies. Showing how versatile the potato is we’ll share some of those recipes.
Fried Sweet Potatoes
They can be ready in just 30 minutes. The ingredients are simple.