Veggies From A-Z

Yam Root

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 72 g (125 mL)

  • Source of Vitamin C (15% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of manganese (13% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin B6 (9% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of copper (5% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of fibre (3 g per serving)
  • Fat-free (0.3 g per serving)
Look For

Firm roots without soft spots or bruises.

To Store

Store in a cool, dark place away from extreme temperatures. Yams will stay fresh for up to 10 days. Do not store in bags.

To Prepare

Scrub yams well. Leave whole or peel and cut as desired. Bake, boil or microwave until tender when pierced.

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