Did you know that sweet potatoes are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamins A, B, and C along with manganese, potassium, and iron. Sweet potatoes are abundant in fiber which promotes proper digestion.
Sweet potatoes contain Beta-carotene, an antioxidant that protects cells from damaging free radical. Protecting against free radicals is crucial for our health, as free radicals can cause many chronic diseases.
You can reap the incredible benefits of sweet potatoes by making sweet potato fries!
Avocado dip with crispy sweet potato chips
(6- to 8-ounce) sweet potatoes, thinly sliced crosswise into ⅛-inch discs
Extra-virgin olive oil
Freshly ground pepper
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place sweet potato discs on a baking sheet and toss to coat with olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste. Spread in an even layer and bake until golden and crisp, 25-30 minutes, flipping halfway through.
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 ripe avocado
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) plain yogurt
- 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- Salt & pepper
- Fresh cilantro, cut
In a food processor, mix the garlic cloves until minced. Add the ripe avocado, yogurt, fresh lemon juice, and mix until smooth texture. Season with salt and pepper, and add cilantro on top.
Serve chips and dip immediately.