10 Creative Ways To Use Purple Sweet Potato
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Purple yam can be used in more ways than one, otherwise known as purple-fleshed sweet potato, and ube in popular food culture. But do not get confused between red sweet potato and purple sweet potato, as the former has a purplish ink color, but inside, you’ll only find white flesh. On the other hand, purple sweet potato may look white-ish, besides purple, in color but look inside - purple flesh! It can be used to add sweetness to a dish, and can also be mixed in savory dishes. The purple pigment is a sign of the presence of high levels of an antioxidant called anthocyanin. It can improve brain health.