Purple potato made in Viet Nam
Stokes Purple are a special sweet potato variety with purple skin and bold purple flesh that intensifies when cooked. Aside from its unique bold color, the Stokes Purple Sweet Potato differs from other sweet potatoes and yams is in its flavor and texture, offering a favorably dryer, denser, and richer taste with well-balanced sweetness. The Stokes Purple Sweet Potato is grown in California and is non-GMO.
How to Eat
Scrub external skin and wrap potatoes in aluminum foil. (Rub with olive oil prior to wrapping for extra moist results.) Place wrapped potatoes on a baking tray and bake at 350 degrees for 1 to 2 hours (bigger potatoes take longer). The dense flesh of this potato takes a bit longer to cook than most other sweet potatoes, but it’s worth the wait!
Caution bakers! Baking soda may turn the purple sweet potato green! Please check your recipe.
Excellent source of vitamin C and also provides fiber.
Vibrantly purple from anthocyanins.
Sweet potatoes have a low glycemic index when boiled.