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Are sweet potato skins edible?

Ms. Vandana  R. Sheth
Ms. Vandana R. Sheth on behalf of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Nutrition & Dietetics Specialist
answer

Absolutely! Just make sure that you have washed and scrubbed the sweet potato thoroughly before using it in recipes. Keeping the skin on helps retain the nutrients and enhances the nutritional quality.

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