Sweet potato is a lot like yam, but even more like a potato that is orange inside. If you mashed up a carrot with a potato and sugar and somehow managed to wrap it back inside of a potato skin, you would have something similar to sweet potato.
Sweet potato is excellent. It’s the answer for the shortcomings of potato. It is extremely high in vitamin A which gives it a natural orange–colored brilliance. Sweet potato is an excellent choice of ingredient for mashed potatoes. Its most respectable role is in sweet potato pie.
Sweet Potato became an official snack on June 26th 2012.