Sweet potatoes are far more nutrient rich and have less calories than white potatoes; one medium spud containes 400% of daily requirment for vitamin A, is rich in vitamins B6 and C, potassium, fiber and beta-carotene.[su_expanding_quote_web source_site=”Medical News Today” source_url=”http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/281438.php” right_quote=”Consuming foods rich in beta-carotene may reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer, offer protection against asthma and heart disease and delay aging and body degeneration.” short_quote=”Consuming foods rich in beta-carotene may reduce the risk of cancer”]
These mashed potatoes with the additional superfoods red bell pepper and onion, make not only a delicious meal but also boosts our immune system.
- Use 2 leeks, washed well and thinly sliced, instead of onion and bell pepper
- Instead of red bell pepper, use poblano pepper