On a Saturday morning when my Dad was visiting, I fixed brunch and whipped these sweet potato has hash browns up on a whim. After that first taste, they have quickly become a staple for our weekend brunch.
Instead of white potatoes, this recipe makes use of richly colored and flavored garnet yams. Y
ams are a good source of the antioxidant beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium and manganese. As you'll recall from our discussions on fat soluble vitamins, beta carotene is not true vitamin A; rather, it must be converted by your body into vitamin A and the human body is grossly inefficient at converting the nutrient into vitamin A.