Sweet potato

A large, tapered, starchy, tuberous root vegetable, distantly related to the potato, with smooth white, brown, purple or red skin and a dense white to orange flesh with a sweet flavour and aroma. It can be cooked in multiple ways like a potato, and is a staple food in many parts of Africa and Asia. Its leaves may also be eaten in a similar way to spinach.

potato, purree, aroma, boiled