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What are Root Vegetables?
Root Vegetables are also called provisions or starchy vegetables. They include carrots, beets, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and radishes. This section only includes yam, sweet potatoes, potatoes, and yucca recipes.
Root vegetables are low in calories but rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber, and antioxidants such as Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene. They are also one of the healthiest vegetables to eat.
These vegetables also serve as substitutes for rice, cornmeal, bulgur wheat, and millet in Haiti. They are either boiled, fried, roasted, or grilled. Check out the recipes below.
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Where to buy Root Vegetables?
Root vegetables are staple foods and are available in your local supermarkets. You can also find them on Amazon Fresh.
For the Caribbean or Spanish vegetables such as yam, yucca and patate (batata), go to West-Indian, Caribbean and Latin markets.