Sweet Potato Greens
Choose the tips of the sweet potato plant, (3 – 4 inches)
Place the tips in salted water for about an hour.
Empty the water and add:
1 Tomato, peeled, deseeded and chopped
2 Green onions, chopped
1 T Ginger, grated
2 T Olive oil
Saute until ingredients are wilted. Serve as a side vegetable dish.
Note: Sweet potato greens are low in saturated fat and sodium and very low in cholesterol. It is also a good source of protein, niacin, calcium and iron, and a very good source of dietary fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Manganese.
Sweet potato greens have similar nutritional value as asparagus.